The abrupt sides of vast mountains were before me; the icy wall…
Question 14a of 20 - The Gothic Novel
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- Question: The abrupt sides of vast mountains were before me; the icy wall of the glacier overhung me; a few shattered pines were scattered around; and the solemn silence of this glorious presence-chamber of imperial nature was broken only by the brawling waves or the fall of some vast fragment . . . ¶from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Which of the following characteristics of the gothic novel are represented in this excerpt?
- Suspense and horror
- Mysterious landscapes and spooky settings
- The supernatural
The correct answer is: Mysterious landscapes and spooky settings.
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