Literary Analysis on Wuthering Heights

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Precious No Matter the Price As time goes by, few events in life have the ability to be slowly forgotten, dismissed from daily remembrance. Although, some events remain stuck to the mind, attached like glue, unable to leave and forever staining memories of the past. In the novel Wuthering Heights, written by Emily Brontë, characters uncover the power of nostalgia and regret, physically representing its effects. Wuthering Heights is a unique novel that can be considered gothic literature because of its eerie and dark nature, but can also be classified as realist fiction for its detailed plot and intricate character relationships. Nevertheless, Wuthering Heights is respected by many and remembered to be a timeless tragic love story. In the novel, the power of passion is developed through an immutable eternal love that at times is detrimental to and scorned by others, but ultimately is authentic in its eerie ways: boundless despite its several flaws. The novel Wuthering Heights is set in late 18th century and continued through a generation in the 19th century. Nelly Dean, a household servant and nanny retells the story through her vivid memory to her master Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange. The story revolves around two families, two generations and two houses: Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights. The novel begins as young Heathcliff is brought to the Earnshaw family in Wuthering heights; Catherine Earnshaw, the youngest of the Earnshaw's grows up with Heathcliff, every day falling more in love with him, as Hindly, her brother, resents Heathcliff and abuses him out of jealousy. Years pass by as the three grow up: Hindly marries but when his wife was giving birth to his son, Hareton, she passed away due to birth complications, and Catherine faces an obstacle to choose between true love and status when deciding whether to marry

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