Instructions: Read European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman by Theodora Goss. Then write a discussion post in which you answer one of the study questions below.
Study Questions: Pick one of the study questions below and write up a 1-2 paragraph response to the question.
1- Irene Adler takes over the plans while in Vienna, and while Mary does mind a little, no one objects like they do when Sherlock takes over. Why? It’s not just that Irene is a woman.
2- How does the story of Carmilla differ from the source novel? How does European Travel critique and/or celebrate its source?
3- How does the story of Dracula differ from the source novel? How does European Travel critique and/or celebrate its source?
4- Choose one of the characters from an earlier novel and compare and contrast her/him to the version in this novel.
5-Can one judge the past by standards of the present day?
6- What do you think about the metanarrative intrusions?
7- Who are the monsters? What is monstrous?
8- What is represented by the symbol of the vampire in European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman?
In the end, write one question to ask Theodora Goss (The writer of the novel). It can be about the novel or its sources, how she adapted the stories, vampires, or her creative writing process.
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Type of assignment-Essay
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Language style-US English