What aspects of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol fall into the literary genre of “horror“? Use a quote from the book (giving the page number where you found that quote) to help you demonstrate the novel’s horror elements.
What aspects of A Christmas Carol are gothic? Define the term “gothic” and then describe how “horror” and “gothic” are different concepts. How have the gothic and horror images from Dickens’ A Christmas Carol affected modern society? What elements of this book’s imagery remain with us today? In what modern fiction do we see similar themes?