--Focus on creating a creepy setting and atmosphere.
--Focus on creating creepy/grotesque characters.
--Violence should NOT be the primary aspect of your story.
--You will lose points if your story is too violent / bloody.
--you will receive a failing grade if you write a chainsaw-massacre type story.
▪ Your story must include DIALOGUE.
--Use quotation marks.
--Indent each time the speaker changes. (It is ok to have one sentence paragraphs during a dialogue passage.)
▪ TITLE your stories.
YOUR STORY SHOULD EXHIBIT GOTHIC CHARACTERS, SETTINGS, OBJECTS, AND THEMES. Refer to your gothic characteristics handout.
(EALR2; GLE 2.3.1)