Why is it that we have an obsession with death and the otherworldly? Come along and discuss your favourite examples of this genre, and see how if has influenced generations of writers from Shelley through to the modern day. Discussion, shared ideas nad creative thought process are vital for this course as you will be creating your own grotesque!
We will be looking at how the theme of the Gothic has endured for so many years, and its various guises from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein through Stoker's Dracula to the modern day versions of Twilight and Buffy.
What is it about this culture that appeals to us? We will look at character creation and scene setting.