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    Wuthering Heights

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    Summary of Whutering Heights In 1801, Lockwood comes to Wuthering Heights in order to rent a house called Thrushcross Grange. Here, he meets Heathcliff, a man who lives in the Wuthering Heights. In this stormy house, Lockwood’s curiosity takes him to ask Nelly, the housekeeper, the story of Heathcliff and the strange events of Whutering Heights. Nelly begins the story and Lockwood takes notes in his diary. To start with, Nelly, as a young woman, starts to work as a servant in Wuthering Heights for Mr. Earnshaw and his family. One day, Mr Earnshaw returns from Liverpool with an orphan child to be part of the family. However, Hindley, the oldest child of Mr Earnshaw and his wife, does not accept him. But, Catherine, the eldest girl of Mr Earnshaw…

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    The theme of insiders and outsiders plays an important role in Wuthering Heights. The main determining factor of what makes a person an insider or outsider is social class. This is demonstrated through Heathcliff. Heathcliff is considered an outsider because he is of a lower social class then most of the people around him. When he and Catherine are caught outside Thrushcross Grange, he is told he looks and out-and-outer (61) and shortly sent on his way. Catherine stayed and was taught to be more…

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    Wuthering Heights Analysis

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    The plot of Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë, is fueled by the actions of many characters in the novel as a result of their motivations-- whether it be love, fear, or spite. Heathcliff, a gypsy boy that is adopted by the Earnshaws, rises to power throughout the years because he seeks revenge against his family and the Lintons. Heathcliff’s revenge is driven by hate for his social standing- he is unable to be with his true love, Catherine, because he is too poor. The assassination of Heathcliff…

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    Wuthering Heights and North and South, the theme of isolation has been particularly prevalent. Not only are the settings of each novel physically secluded, but the characters themselves have been inwardly isolated. In North & South, Margaret Hale’s father’s sudden decision to leave the Church prompted her move to the industrial North, making Margaret alone in her opinions and her way of living. Wuthering Heights, on the other hand, has an overall tone and prevailing sense of desolate loneliness…

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    Wuthering Heights and Macbeth During today's time, there is destructive love caused by many different things. Upon reading the two pieces of literature Macbeth and Wuthering Heights you can see that they share a common theme with present day relationships. The theme of destructive love within relationships in Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Bronte’s Wuthering Heights are presented through sexism, jealousy, and betrayal. These traits are shown by the characters are shown by the characters and…

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    Moors In Wuthering Heights

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    Wuthering Heights is a “wild” place with wide open areas, a wet place and also with infertile land. Furthermore, Wuthering Heights can be: The Moors. At the beginning of the novel Heathcliff and Catherine lived there. Later in the story Catherine marries Edgar Linton and started living at Trushcross Grange. On the other hand, Thrushcross Grange its a more advanced area, with people with better manners. Its a town were we can call people: civilized. At Thrushcross Grange, we have the Linton’s.…

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    In Emily Bronte 's novel "Wuthering Heights", there are two houses: Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights, both located in Yorkshire. The two houses symbolize the people living in them. Thrushcross Grange is home to the pure, caring, and well-mannered, and Wuthering Heights is home to the malevolent, cunning people. That the two houses are so different contributes to the author’s meaning of the work because the two houses are opposing forces and are what causes the conflict and plot the…

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    One of the interesting literary devices Emily uses in Wuthering Heights is paring. The contrasting families, houses, and narrators. In the book, characters’ names double up to show the lack of change between parents and children. These are all instances where Emily uses pairing to similarities and differences. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronté, was widely criticized by its readers and received almost no popularity. The first person who openly praised the book was Charlotte Bronté, Emily’s…

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    also provide many benefits that a selfless life could not supply. Many characters turn to reading in times where other pleasures are inaccessible. When Lockwood visits The Heights, he observes Catherine Linton “reading a book… seem[ing] absorbed in her occupation” (27; ch.3). At this moment, Catherine Linton leads a tragic life, held captive in the Heathcliff residence. Stuck in a situation without pleasant company, Catherine Linton relies in books as her only source of entertainment. Through…

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    Effects of Isolation Upon the Characters of Wuthering Heights Isolation crumbles mental sanity in addition to affecting physical health. The symptoms Michael Bond, the author of The Power of Others, described of interrupted sleep patterns, inattentiveness, and inoperative reasoning skills all take an effect upon many characters within Wuthering Height, with an emphasis in Heathcliff. Emotional isolation caused the characters of Wuthering Heights to make questionable decisions and actions…

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