Can be thought of as exploring the slightly darker, more subtle, disturbing, unusual and potent meanings in art, literature and the performing arts. It can be called the "nightside" of life. Gothic interpretations can reflect an amazing degree of wisdom about the subtleties of life, with its more introspective representations, evoking a sense of mystery.
The individual is forced to think, to analyze in response to the change in dynamics. If the everyday and common world is represented as "Summerland" and the mysterious, the bizarre and the unexpected as "Winterland", the union is the twilight between the two realms.