Emily Brontë's "Wuthring Heights"

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I848, at the age of only 30, the sensational recognised Wuthering Heights made a monumental dramatic entrance for her career. She was a greedy woman, greedy for strong passionate words that will zap electrical shocks of emotion, irony and fear through your body. Words which both you and I cannot ever put together as she did, her name, Emily Brontë. Emily Brontë was one of the most dignified women of her era. Although she had an eccentric, out of the ordinary way to put herself forward, like all women, at the time, without rights/privileges, women where not as free as they are today. It is thanks to people like Emily Brontë who stood up, and showed what woman can do and will do; they are capable of doing what men do. They used pen names, male names to hide their identity; her pen name, Ellis Bell, As women where not allowed to be writers during this time period, they stayed at home, got married or became governesses, but that would be the limit. Sadly as much as 1848 being a blessed year it was a mournful, sombre dark ending for Emily, her death. Wuthering Heights is set in the Yorkshire Moors where Brontë grew up to be a psychologically troubled woman; her upbringing may have had a big impact on her behaviour correspondingly, like the difference amid Heathcliff and the Linton’s. I am going to analyse and explain how Emily Brontë creates effective use of different themes throughout her novel. The main theme of the novel includes possession-love-hate-death and revenge. The main characters Catherine and Heathcliff reflect these themes in various styles for example, Heathcliff is possessed to Catherine, he loves not any other woman, Catherine states “I am Heathcliff”, this illustrates the obsession between them and around them Cat... ... middle of paper ... ...in the room, amongst the open windows, Emily Brontë, here shows a sign that Heathcliff went towards death, death did not catch him. He has committed suicide. He has dies happily in his mind, leaving us, the readers knowing not of what happens after, that is a mystery untold, a mystery that only Brontë knew the answer to and she taken this deep secret along with her forever and ever. personally I thought Wuthering Heights was fanciful, some people say they witness the souls and spirits of Catherine and Heathcliff still roaming around today in the shadowy, spine-chilling areas of Haworth today. Wuthering Heights is known as “The book of hell” or “The book of Satan”. It is cursed and a powerful book to some, fatal plus noxious, a book not to be read aloud... it is as dark and horrific as your imagination could ever go beyond imagining... Works Cited Google.co.uk

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