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Who Is Joseph in Wuthering Heights?

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Joseph is an older man and servant to the Earnshaws and Heathcliff. He is religious, but it does not prevent him from being a negative character in the novel. He is stubborn,...
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Who Is Catherine’s Husband in Wuthering Heights?

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The romantic affair between Catherine, Heathcliff, and Edgar resulted in a marriage. It was based on the desire for social acceptance and high status. Catherine thought that Heathcliff...
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How Is Imagery Used in Wuthering Heights?

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Imagery is one of the essential components of the novel. The author gives symbolic meaning to many household items. She also uses such stylistic means as, for example, metaphor,...
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How Is Figurative Language Used in Wuthering Heights?

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In Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë used numerous examples of figurative language. In such a way, she made the text more colorful and engaging for the reader. Irony, hyperbole, imagery,...
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Which English County Is the Setting for Wuthering Heights?

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Wuthering Heights takes place in Yorkshire. This English county is famous for its moors that host two neighboring houses, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. The two create the...
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Where Does Nelly Live in Wuthering Heights?

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Nelly Dean is the one who tells the story to Mr. Lockwood. She is involved first-hand in events. In 1802, Mr. Lockwood found her in Wuthering Heights. But she hadn’t stayed at the same...
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Why Did Emily Bronte Write Wuthering Heights

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Emily Brontë wrote Wuthering Heights because she needed to give way to her passions. She was eager to unveil the wild side of an English person’s personality. She also strove for...
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When was Wuthering Heights published?

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Emily Brontë first published the novel in 1847 as Ellis Bell. The book received poor critics’ reactions and wasn’t popular in its author’s lifetime. In 1850, after the author’s death,...
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What is Wuthering Heights about?

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Wuthering Heights is a story about tragic love and social inequality. The novel was firstly published in 1847. In her book, Emily Brontë addresses many questions and criticizes the...
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How Long is Wuthering Heights?

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Wuthering Heights is the only novel by Emily Brontë. It was firstly published in 1847. The book touches upon several controversial issues and criticizes the British society of the...
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Who Is the Author of Wuthering Heights

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Emily Brontë (1818-1848) was the author of Wuthering Heights, a poet, and a dreamer. She found inspiration in the beauty of the wilderness of Yorkshire moors. She wrote a single novel...
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What Type of Story Is Wuthering Heights?

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Wuthering Heights is a unique work of literature, as it combines several genres in one story. After numerous debates, the genre was determined as a Gothic novel. But the composition...
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Who is Catherine’s One True Love in Wuthering Heights?

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Love is one of the focal points of Wuthering Heights, a classical novel by Emily Brontë. The author explores multiple characters' affairs. She creates a narrative which describes the...
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How Is Wuthering Heights Described in the Novel?

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Wuthering Heights is a gloomy place. The manor is isolated from the rest of the world. In addition to that, constant storms add to the mysterious and dark atmosphere. It feels that...
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What Does “Wuthering” Mean?

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The word "wuthering" describes the weather characterized by strong winds. In the novel, "wuthering" is a provincial adjective descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which the manor...
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How is Heathcliff a Byronic Hero?

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Heathcliff is the main character of Wuthering Heights. He has a complex personality, which can be interpreted differently. Often Emily Brontë's character is referred to as a Byronic...
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What genre is Wuthering Heights?

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Wuthering Heights is one of the classical works of English literature. The book was met with harsh criticism when it was published. One of the reasons for such a negative response is...
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What is the Meaning of the Name Heathcliff?

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The name of the central hero in Wuthering Heights has its origin in English words heath (or heather) and cliff. It means heath growing on a cliff. Careful choice of the name was...
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Where does Wuthering Heights take place?

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Wuthering Heights is one of the famous novels written by the British author Emily Brontë. The action takes place at the Yorkshire Moors, which, thanks to the novel, became one of...
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When Does Wuthering Heights Take Place?

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The story of Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights unfolds over the course of three decades, starting in 1771. It is told by Mr. Lockwood’s housekeeper in 1801, and the last events of the...
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What is the setting of Wuthering Heights?

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The novel’s action takes place at the end of the 18th century in the remote district of Yorkshire. The setting of Wuthering Heights adds to the story’s themes. It also creates an...
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Who is Linton in Wuthering Heights?

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Linton Heathcliff is one of the notable characters of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. He is the son of Isabella Linton, who died early, and Heathcliff, the book's antagonist. Their...
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Why is Wuthering Heights important?

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Wuthering Heights is the only novel written by Emily Brontë. It notably influenced the development of English literature. The book is known as one of the best stories of late...
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Who is Cathy in Wuthering Heights?

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Cathy was the name of two characters in Emily Brontë’s novel Wuthering Heights. One of them is Catherine Earnshaw. She is a female protagonist of the story. The second is Catherine...
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What books did Emily Brontë write?

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Emily Brontë wrote only one book during her lifetime. It is called Wuthering Heights. She is also credited with writing several poems. Her work is regarded as a classic of English...
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How does Catherine die in Wuthering Heights?

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Catherine ended up trapped in a love triangle with Heathcliff and Edgar. Even though she had feelings for the former, she married the latter. This situation affected her health. That...
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Why Did Heathcliff Kill Himself in Wuthering Heights?

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Heathcliff is one of the male characters of the novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Brontë. He is perceived as an antagonist hero who broke down his relationships with people who...
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How does Hindley die in Wuthering Heights?

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When Hindley’s wife Frances dies, he becomes heavily addicted to alcohol and gambling. Upon Heathcliff’s return, Hindley loses Wuthering Heights to him. That is how the former becomes...
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Who is Heathcliff’s Son in Wuthering Heights?

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Heathcliff’s son is Linton, a child of his union with Isabella Linton. Their marriage is loveless and may be reflected in their son’s poor health. Heathcliff’s affections lie with...
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Who is Hindley in Wuthering Heights?

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Hindley Earnshaw is one of the most essential characters in the book. His actions are the reason for Heatcliff’s anger and treatment of others. This character is a negative person who...
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How did Heathcliff Die in Wuthering Heights?

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Heathcliff is an antihero character in Emily Bronte’s novel Wuthering Heights. He becomes mentally unstable after Catherine’s death. While he does not commit suicide after losing his...
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Who is Kenneth in Wuthering Heights?

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In her novel Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë presented Mr. Kenneth as a village doctor responsible for treating Catherine, Edgar, and Frances. Dr. Kenneth is a minor character. But he...
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Why is Lockwood Important in Wuthering Heights?

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Lockwood’s character is the narrator of the novel. It means that the readers perceive various events from his point of view and judgment. His narration frames the story of Nelly Dean....
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In Wuthering Heights, Where Do the Earnshaws Live?

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The Earnshaws live in the farmhouse that is called “Wuthering Heights.” It is situated on the northern side of the hill with the same name. Therefore, the novel’s title reflects the...
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How does Wuthering Heights end?

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The story ends when Lockwood leaves Wuthering Heights for Thrushcross Grange. He decides to stop for a last peek at Hareton Earnshaw and Catherine Heathcliff’s graves. They were...
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Which of the themes is central to Wuthering Heights?

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Revenge may be regarded as a central theme of Wuthering Heights. All events of the novel are the result of the characters’ desire to revenge. It goes in repeated circles and reveals...
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What is the Main Plot of Wuthering Heights?

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The book starts with Mr. Lockwood arriving at Thrushcross Grange, which neighbors Wuthering Heights manor. Nelly Dean, an old housekeeper of the estate, tells the man a sad love story...
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What is the Main Theme of Wuthering Heights?

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Wuthering Heights is a story about tragic love and social inequality. The protagonists of the novel - Heathcliff and Catherine, are childhood friends. They are happy and spirit-free as...
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Why Does Catherine Marry Edgar in Wuthering Heights?

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In the novel Wuthering Heights, Catherine has feelings for two men. She has to choose between the two of them. Although her feelings for Heathcliff are strong, he cannot provide her...