Wuthering Height Settings Thrushcross Grange • • • • 'Pure white', 'gold'-showing the higher category and social status Opposing to WH 'glass drops' 'the idiots'-the Lintons include wealth, status and school yet remain unhappy
Wuthering Heights • • • • • • • Prison like Oddly amazing Graveyard 'completely removed from the stare of society' 'grotesque' carvings Lonesome, isolated Elemental, with character. Characters Cathy • • • • Mean and vindictive (Nelly) 'at 15 she was queen in the countryside' Aware about her responsibilities, marrying Edgar 'It could degrade me to marry Heathcliff'
Heathcliff • • • • • • • • Reflects the elements and moors Different in look and personality 'Out and outer' Nature/nurture Passionate Mystical Bedraggled Unmanageable
• Bestial Lockwood • • • • Appears on Unsure Self depricating Looknig for friends Styles Love • • • • • • • • • Heathcliff and Cathy connection through shared rebellion Timeless passion 'I cannot live without my personal soul' 'I am Heathcliff' 'If everything else remained and he were annihiliated the universe will turn a mighty stranger' Edgar/Cathy and Cathy/Linton seperated through fatality Fustration of love? Cathy/Hareton are the only succesful couple, overcame social restrictions 'It might degrade me personally to get married to Heathcliff' Heathcliff hands Cathy back to Edgar, belongs to him
Death as well as the supernatural • 'Surely you and everybody else include a idea that there is or should be an existance of yours beyond you' • 'i find out ghosts include wondered that is known. Be with me always' • Death delivers Hareton and Cathy together • Fatality is the simply thing which could truly merge Cathy and Heathcliff • Supernatural is actually dealt with by WH • Ghosts can be a manifestation in the past, the potency of memories The child years • • • • Heathcliff's characterised by physical violence Catherine stays on immature and child just like she is indulged throughout her life Cathy is prohibited to WH, Linton conscious of how child years is important and just how she should be brought up inside society.
Vengeance • Hindley wants revenge on Heathcliff, feels he stole his father from him
• Heathcliff wants to 'pay Hindley back' for his mistreatment • Heathcliff wishes revenge of Edgar therefore taking Cathy with their materials revenge, he marries Isabella for this purpose • Isabella would like she can take 'an vision for a great eye, a tooth for a tooth' • Hareton is degraded as revenge of Hindley • Although separated by his obession with revenge he is reuinted with Cathy in death • WH and TG come back to their rightful heirs Narrative Voice Nelly • Colloquial, less well-informed ' gipsy brat' • Emotional, dramatic • Overstated Lockwood • • • • • Well educated, snobby-'Perceiving myself within a blunder' Foolish-'a capital fellow' referring to Heathcliff Naive-'Unluckily, it was a heap of dead rabbits' Complicated sentences Doesn't understand the lives of the WH inhabitants Important reading Psychoanalytical • Cathy and Heathcliff's union is merely maintained through Cathy's personality • All their love can be tied to the convention of language, which in turn categorises it as having a live and limited outcome • Cathy realises loss of life is the just way being truly combined with Heathclliff • Cathy and Heathcliff dramatise the unknown, repressed and childish part of everyone • The child is the mother of the guy • Cathy and Heathcliff's love symbolizes the pre-Oedipal stage, a moment of absalute identification between your self and someone else(mother) • Conversation has no require of phrases at this stage • The Oedipal crisis requires that a kid adopts a culture and language requiring seperation and repression of the mother and her traditions. • Girls survive simply by enetering in a femininty it doesn't work or perhaps suffereign loss of life, walkign the moors being a ghost with Heathcliff. • Each subject of dreams misinterpreted the seventy time seven forgiveness • Unforgivable sin comprises in judging other unforgivable
• Cathy and Hareton bind their very own emotions to find human wholeness through forgivness and understanding •...