IN “Afterward” by Edith Wharton, justify categorization as a work of gothic literature. Your essay should not only explain the work’s gothic characteristics and what makes it unsettling or scary, but it should also explain what the “point” of the text is.
What deeper issues or themes does the author/filmmaker prompt us to think about, and why? In other words, what aspects of human nature or social issues does the author/filmmaker ask us to consider?
cite from two secondary, scholarly sources in your essay. You must locate these sources via either the JSTOR or Project Muse databases