Forget the association of the word “Gothic” to dark, haunted houses, Wuthering Heights, or ghostly pale people wearing black nail polish and ripped fishnets. The original Gothic style was actually developed to bring sunshine into people’s lives, and especially into their churches.
Sunshine and Gothic?
I would have never thought of it had I not been told.
From English Gothic Architecture in Smarthistory at KhanAcademy.org