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Wuthering
Heights
Emily Bronte

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About Emily Bronte:-
Emily Bronte was born in 1818 in Yorkshire. In 1821, her mother died and following the deaths of
her two elder sisters in 1825 the surviving children, Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell were
brought up by their aunt. They lived relatively remotely from the community. Patrick Bronte…

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Synopsis:-
Wuthering Heights is framed by two narrators: Lockwood, who commences and concludes the
narration and Nelly Dean, who provides most of the narration. The deferred passionate relationship
between Catherine Earnshaw and Heatchcliff is the single dominating feature of Wuthering Heights,
driving the action of the novel forward in all…

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described as affectionate, if subdued; it conforms to the conventions of marriage in the nineteenth
century.

Nelly Dean, the housekeeper moves with Catherine from Wuthering Heights to Thrushcross Grange.
When Heatchliff returns he is transformed into an imposing and compelling figure of a man. He
enraptures Catherine and captivates Isabella,…

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The final three chapters of the second volume, mirroring the first three of the first volume, restore
the narrative to Lockwood, who returns to the Heights a year later, to find that Heathcliff has died
and Cathy and Hareton are enjoying a blissful courtship prior to their impending marriage.



Wuthering…

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September ­ Linton dies.
November ­ Lockwood visits Wuthering Heights
(Chapter 1).
1802 January ­ Lockwood goes to London(Chapter
31)
April ­ Heathcliff dies (Chapter 34).
September ­ Lockwood returns to Thrushcross
Grange (Chapter 32).
1803 1st January ­ Cathy due to marry Hareton.

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Catherine:-
Also know as: Catherine Earnshaw or Catherine Linton.

The first introduction to Catherine is an introduction to the signature of a ghost; her name is
scratched upon the window ledge of her former room at Wuthering Heights; because of her
supposedly ghostly presence, Lockwood experiences disturbing nightmares when he…

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Heathcliff:-
Heathcliff is profoundly difficult to read as he has a mysterious capacity for self ­ invention, which
defies the conventional categories of characterisation in the novel. Heathcliff is the only character to
have only a singular name, which serves him both Christian and surname. This places him radically out…

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Edgar Linton:-
Well-bred but rather spoiled as a boy, Edgar Linton grows into a tender, constant, but cowardly
man. He is almost the ideal gentleman: Catherine accurately describes him as "handsome," "pleasant
to be with," "cheerful," and "rich."

However, this full assortment of gentlemanly characteristics, along with his civilized virtues,…

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Lucy

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Fantastic source, thank you.

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