Wuthering Heights Essay

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full title · Wuthering Heights author · Emily Brontë type of work · Novel time and place written · In 1846–1847, Emily Brontë wrote Wuthering Heights in the parsonage of the isolated village of Haworth, in Yorkshire. setting (time) · The action of Nelly’s story begins in the 1770s; Lockwood leaves Yorkshire in 1802. protagonists · Heathcliff, Catherine climax · Catherine’s death is the culmination of the conflict between herself and Heathcliff and removes any possibility that their conflict could be resolved positively; after Catherine’s death, Heathcliff merely extends and deepens his drives toward revenge and cruelty. ***************** What is inscribed above the entrance of Wuthering Heights? “Hareton Earnshaw, 1500” What kind of countryside surrounds Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange? Moorland What destination does the young Catherine have in mind when she leaves Thrushcross Grange for the first time? The fairy caves at Penistone Crags What is the name of the village near Wuthering Heights? Gimmerton In what region of England was Emily Brontë raised? Yorkshire Who plans to live at Thrushcross Grange at the end of the novel? Young Catherine and Hareton Over the course of the novel, which characters claim to see Catherine’s ghost? Lockwood and Heathcliff On what day do young Catherine and Hareton plan to be married? New Year’s Day Who raises Hareton during the early years of his life Nelly According to Heathcliff, when will Catherine’s body decompose? When Heathcliff can join her in the earth Where does Lockwood record Nelly’s story? In his diary Where does Earnshaw originally find Heathcliff? Liverpool Whom does Heathcliff force to work as a servant in his home? Hareton Where do Catherine

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