Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Essay

1207 Words May 16th, 2016 null Page
Everyone knows about romance whether it come from films like The Notebook, songs like Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You”, or innocent stories told like those of Disney Princesses. Generally, romance is about two people falling in love and overcoming obstacles to make that love happen for them. Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” doesn’t exactly follow that for Heathcliff and Catherine. An interesting twist for these two characters is that instead of breaking down obstacles to be with one another, they instead create obstacles for each other because of how much they love and want to be with each other. They recognize and measure the love they share for each other in life with souls and in death with spirits. This love of theirs is told in different time frames as it interchangeably changes from past to present in many situations throughout the novel. Catherine is first introduced when Lockwood pays a visit to Heathcliff’s manor, Wuthering Heights and ends up having to spend the night due to the storm. Zillah, Heathcliff’s servant, brings him up to a room that is basically forbidden because Heathcliff never willingly allowed anyone to use that room. In this room, is where Lockwood first uncovers more about why. It all starts with “[t]he ledge, where I placed my candle, [it] had a few mildewed books piled up in one corner; and it was covered with writing scratched on the paint. This writing, however, was nothing but a name repeated in all kinds of characters, large…

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