A. It is an ancestral estate.
B. It contains vault-like spaces.
C. It is located in England.
D. It is mysterious.
A. As a plot structure that diminishes the Gothic novel’s intensity
B. As the reader’s inward turn to examine his or her own tangled consciousness
C. As a means for characters to directly confront unconscious problems
D. As a place for the distressed heroine to hide
A. It is the scene of violence.
B. It is the scene of sexual transgression.
C. It is the scene of redemption for the Byronic hero.
D. It serves as a kind of prison.
B. First-person narration
D. The uncanny doubling of characters
A. Dracula as foreign invader
B. Dracula as sexual predator
C. Dracula as usurper of the British class system
D. Dracula as transgressor of God’s order
A. The castle represents the presence of newer technologies.
B. The castle signifies the ruin of feudal medievalism.
C. The castle symbolizes the desire for a more powerful aristocracy.
D. The castle shows the lack of change in popular architecture styles.
A. Transylvania is England’s economic rival.
B. Transylvania and England had been at war in the 1860s.
C. Transylvania represents a vaguely known and, therefore, suspicious country.
D. Transylvania and England were once part of the Holy Roman Empire.
B. Aberrant mental states
D. Sexual rapacity
A. Its protagonist is at risk for sexual transgression.
B. It is a Bildungsroman.
C. It explains strange phenomena.
D. The theme of imprisonment is prominent.