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Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontes only novel, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. Wuthering Heights is the name of the manor around which the story centers. Wuthering is also a Yorkshire word which refers to turbulent weather. The novel tells the account of the sweeping and fanatical love between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and how this unresolved obsession ultimately destroys them and others around them. The character I chose was that of Heathcliffs, around whom the story centers. The first paragraph of the novel provides a vivid picture of him, as Lockwood describes meeting him; “A capital fellow! He little imagined how my heart warmed towards him when I beheld his black eyes withdraw so suspiciously under their…

Wuthering Heights

1. THE AUTHOR AND HER/HIS TIMES: Emily Brontë, one of six children, conceived by Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë, was born at Thornton in Yorkshire on July 30, 1818. (Merkin) Maria Branwell Brontë died of cancer when Emily was three, leaving the Brontë siblings in the hands of their father and aunt, Elizabeth Branwell. Emily’s sisters, Maria and Elizabeth died, of what they called it at the time, consumption which was pulmonary disease (Merkin), when she was seven. Growing up, Emily and her sisters quite extensively wrote and performed works inspired by toy soldiers that their father Patrick Brontë gave to their brother Patrick Branwell. Patrick Brontë was the curate of Haworth, a remote Yorkshire village, where Emily was…