Wuthering Heights

Date of Novel
1847
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Heathcliff's physical description
"Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living. He is a dark-skinned gipsy in aspect, in dress and manners a gentleman".
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Hindley to Heathcliff
"be damned you beggarly interloper [...] and wheedle my father out of all he has [...] imp of Satan".
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Nelly Dean
"we don't in general take to foreigners are".
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Isabella
"He's exactly like the son of the fortune-teller that stole my tame pheasant".
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Heathcliff exoticised
"a little lascar, or an American or Spanish castaway".
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Nelly on Heathcliff's parentage
"prince in disguise [...] your father was Emperor of China and your mother an Indian Queen, each of them able to buy up, with one week's income, Wuthering Heights & Thrushcross Grange [...] you were kidnapped by wicked sailors and brought to England"
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Heathcliff and Edgar
"exchanging bleak, hilly, coal country for a beautiful fertile valley"
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Heathcliff's gap
"escape to America [...] or a fortune more promptly on the English highways?"
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Heathcliff's voice
"it was a deep voice, and foreign in tone".
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Tabish Khair's Book
The Gothic, Postcololonialism and Otherness
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Terror is
"been disowned, exorcised, banished, exiled, prevented entry [...] crashed into the barriers".
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'Novel of Terror' because
it "brings the Empire into the heart of England thus interlinking Gothic terror with Imperial displacement and power".
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Heathcliff's physical description

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"Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living. He is a dark-skinned gipsy in aspect, in dress and manners a gentleman".

Card 3

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Hindley to Heathcliff

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Card 4

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Nelly Dean

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Card 5

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Isabella

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