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    The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis was published in 1796 and is considered one of the classic exemplars of the late eighteenth-century Gothic Romance. It is set in Madrid, Spain, and has a complex...

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    There are many female figures who weave their way through the complex plot of Matthew Lewis's The Monk. The most important women in the plot fall into traditional typologies of women in the Gothic...

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    You can start by thinking about this novel's historic context and the audience that Lewis was addressing. This was a novel concerning the French Revolution, written for an English readership that...

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    One could logically conclude that any individual who sells his soul to Satan in exchange for the opportunity to have sex with a fair maiden who views that individual through the prism of religious...

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    The Monk, published in 1796, is a classic Gothic novel. It has all the elements you could want in a novel. A man supposed to be Godly and his downfall, but it also has a beautiful love story to...

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    In this famous gothic novel Theodore is the servant of Raymond, the man who falls in love with Agnes, who is the sister of Lorenzo. This is what puts Lorenzo and Theodore in contact with each...

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    Don Lorenzo and Don Christovel are shown to be friends, fellow cavaliers, as they are introduced in Chapter 1. In the opening chapter of this famous gothic novel, the two friends are at the church...

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    There are several points in Monk Lewis' The Monk at which Matilda shows herself to be evil. First, she commits the sin of fornication. Next, Matilda heals herself performing some secret ritual...

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    A cursory examination of the plot of this classic Gothic tale reveals the many Gothic elements that it contains. If I had to pick four main events that could be considered the most visually Gothic,...

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    The Monk is a fully developed example of a Gothic novel. The Gothic genre depends on a combination of terror and pleasure, created by situating a complex plot that usually involved elements of the...

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    Ambrosio and Matilda are brought before the Inquisition. Both proclaim their innocence, which means they must submit to the tortures. Matilda then confesses her guilt and is condemned to be burned...

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    Ambrosio is by Antonia’s side when she awakens from her drugged sleep in the crypt. He forces himself on her and rapes her. Afterwards, he is as disgusted with Antonia as he was with Matilda, who...

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    Lorenzo arrives back in Madrid with a representative of the Inquisition. During the procession honoring St. Clare, the prioress is arrested. Mother St. Ursula publicly relates the account of...

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    Antonia is grief-stricken at the death of her mother. She is alone, with her aunt Leonella married and distant, Raymond ill and ignorant of her plight, and Lorenzo off to procure from the...

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    Raymond is prostrate with grief over the death of his sister Agnes, so Theodore plots to disguise himself as a beggar and go to the convent to find out what has become of her. He is taken into the...

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    Ambrosio continues his visits to Antonia. He asks if there is not a man whom she has ever loved. She confesses that she has loved him since she first heard him speak. Misinterpreting her, he...

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    Ambrosio and Matilda spend the night making love, Ambrosio no longer feeling the guilt of sin. Matilda speaks of a plan by which she can be healed from her poisoning. The next night in the...

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    When Raymond finishes his story, Lorenzo agrees to help him elope with Agnes. He then goes to visit Elvira (Raymond’s half-sister and the mother of Antonia) to ask for permission to court...

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    Raymond tarries at the home of the baroness and her husband when he meets her niece Agnes. The two fall in love, and Raymond goes to the baroness to ask for her blessing. Instead, the baroness...

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    Lorenzo confronts Raymond concerning his relationship with his sister Agnes and his being identified as Alphonse d’Alvarada, who tried to elope with Agnes. Raymond tells his story.Raymond desires...

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    Ambrosio, the eloquent priest, has the reputation of severity, which is revealed when Agnes (Lorenzo’s sister) comes with the other nuns to confession. She drops a letter, picked up by Ambrosio,...

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    Leonella and her niece, Antonia, have joined a crowd at the Capuchin church to hear the sermon of the celebrated priest. Leonella tells her niece's story to two young men, Don Lorenzo and Don...

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    Volume III, Chapter 5 represents the resolution of this complex, gothic novel, which titilated its audience and is so famous for shaping the gothic genre. In this section of the novel, Ambrosio and...

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