Woman 19Th Century Essay

8064 WordsJul 2, 201133 Pages
Principio del formulario | | Women In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and Wuthering Heights The Depiction of Women in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights In their classic novels, Emily Brontë and Jane Austen create realistic portrayal of the various roles of women in Victorian society in their depiction of Catherine Earnshaw from Wuthering Heights, Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, and the Dashwood sisters in Sense and Sensibility. In Wuthering Heights, instability is continuously introduced into solid structures in order to disclose their dangerousness and their ability to change. This is a major source of the novels radical force. The characters in Pride and Prejudice reveal their own moral shortcomings; nearly every character mirrors the moral character in the world. The novel Sense and Sensibility displays Austen's contemplation and adjustment of the concept of authority. The novel depicts fathers who control their children but regulate the social identities and inheritances of subsequent generations. The novel represents the possibility of feminine authority. In Wuthering Heights, Brontë's text affirms the instability of the world that it enters by embracing change and disclosing unsteadiness of the structures it mobilizes. Wuthering Heights is a "delirious" text that characterizes delirium. Also, it shows how the text incorporates its own instability. Characters are continuously being reborn into different roles throughout Wuthering Heights, identities are also continuously being displaced and remade. Catherine is changed from a disobedient girl at the Heights to an arrogant lady at the Grange.

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