Southern Gothic

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The creepy, gothic version of the rural Southeast United States. Scenes show dying vegetation, decaying plantations, rusty farm implements, forbidding swamps with something lurking within, and frighteningly expressionless folk standing around doing...nothing, except staring at the protagonists.

See also Deep South, which is portrayed as more morally than materially decrepit. Compare Lovecraft Country and The Savage South.

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