Understand 'The Uncanny' and how it applies to Gothic literature

In this lesson, we will look at a famous psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud: who he was, why he was famous and then understand and apply his theory of 'The Uncanny' to Gothic literature we have already looked at. Then, we will end on a quiz exploring what you have learnt.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the first stage of Todorov's narrative theory?

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Q2.What does the second stage suggest typically happens in a story?

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Q3.What is the final stage?

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Q4.What does resolution mean?

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Q5.Which of the following is an example of disruption in Jekyll and Hyde?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the first stage of Todorov's narrative theory?

1/5

Q2.What does the second stage suggest typically happens in a story?

2/5

Q3.What is the final stage?

3/5

Q4.What does resolution mean?

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Q5.Which of the following is an example of disruption in Jekyll and Hyde?

5/5

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Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 13

Q1.Who was Sigmund Freud?

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Q2.What is psychoanalysis?

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Q3.What does Freud list that is associated with the Uncanny?

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Q4.How can the Uncanny best be defined?

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Q5.How does the Gothic genre link to the Uncanny?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 13

Q1.Who was Sigmund Freud?

1/5

Q2.What is psychoanalysis?

2/5

Q3.What does Freud list that is associated with the Uncanny?

3/5

Q4.How can the Uncanny best be defined?

4/5

Q5.How does the Gothic genre link to the Uncanny?

5/5

Lesson summary: Understand 'The Uncanny' and how it applies to Gothic literature

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