‘In the world of Wuthering Heights extremes of behaviour are presented as the norm and moderation is neither known nor desired.’ GOTHIC ESSAY

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`In the world of Wuthering Heights extremes of behaviour are presented as the norm and
moderation is neither known nor desired.' To what extent do you agree with this view of the
novel?

From the outset of the novel, Bront's initial depiction of the environment suggests a secluded
atmosphere to…

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contain such intensity within the world of Wuthering Heights. Lockwood's regret at having listened to
Heathcliff's private anguish additionally implicates that such behaviour does not belong within the
realms of his imposed civility, and so he removes himself from the situation. Furthermore, there is
also contradictory argument that suggests that…

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