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Wuthering Heights

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Katie Calaloo

on 24 January 2013

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1. Biography of Author THEME Beginning "The Destructiveness of a Love That Never Changes" Classics Criticism-"Immoral"
Compelling/Transcending Social Norms & Conventional Mortality
Two Way Street Classic Literature: Having lasting significance or worth; enduring. Catherine & Heathcliff Catherine & Hareton Growth & Change Middle Wuthering Heights Kia, Megan, Hallie, Monique Why it's a classic:
Theme is relatable/understandable for many generations of people
Theme significant in following generation's lives Hallie's Illuminating Passage Choice: July 30, 1818 – December 19, 1848
English novelist, poet
3rd of 4 surviving siblings
Became teacher at Law Hill School 1838 but came home due to health 1 yr later
Stay at home daughter (cooking, cleaning, teaching Sunday school)
Published in 1847 [Wuthering Heights]
Died of TB age 30 Monique's Illuminating Passage "My love for Linton is like the foliage n the woods: time will change it, I'm well aware, as winter changes the tees. My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He's always, always on my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being."
(Bronte, p.74-75) p199. 'He thought me too poor to wed his sister," answered Heathcliff,.'and was grieved that I got her: his pride was hurt and he'll never forgive it.' Hindley gets jealous, mean to Heathcliff Mr. Earnshaw dies, leaves Wuthering Heights to Hindley Characters EDGAR LINTON Good Father
Honest Man-Knows What He Wants
Has a Good Heart
Health Failure Lockwood Hindley makes Heathcliff work as a servant in the fields Doesn't play a huge role in the story
Lockwood comes to Wuthering Heights, meets Nelly, she explains story behind the households, drama, conflict, etc.
Acts as middleman for Nelly's story of Wuthering Heights and the reader TITLE: Wuthering Heights Wind & Altitude
Suitable Recommendations Lockwood rents Wuthering Heights
Meets Nelly
Nelly tells the history of Wuthering Heights
Mr. Earnshaw adopted Heathcliff
Heathcliff close to Catherine Earnshaw
Mr. Earnshaw begins to love Heathcliff more then Hindley HARETON EARNSHAW ILLUMINATING PASSAGES By Emily Bronte WRITING STYLE Old Common English Diction
'Older' Syntax
Odd Narration
Jane Austen- Pride and Prejudice
Figurative Language Feelings HALLIE Says... MONIQUE Says... KIA Says... MEGAN Says... 3/5 Kia's Passage of Illumination 'I know he has a bad nature,' said Catherine: 'he's your son. But I'm glad I've a better, to forgive it; and I know he loves me, and for that reason I love him. Mr. Heathcliff, you have NOBODY to love you; and , however miserable you make us, we shall still have the revenge of thinking that your cruelty arises from your greater misery! You are miserable, are you not? Lonely, like the devil, and envious like him? NOBODY loves you--- NOBODY will cry for you when you die! I wouldn't be you!' -pg. 263 Example:
'My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods' pg 74 2/5 3/5 Catherine engages Edgar Linton, their neighbor who lives in Thrushcross Grange Hindley dies, Heathcliff inherits Wuthering Heights Hindley Earnshaw Son of a Drunk
Son of Abuse and Neglect
Reborn through Love 1/5 End Heathcliff marries Isabella Linton, Edgar's sister Read the book to find out the rest! Isabella has a son named Linton Son of Mr. Earnshaw Cause of Heathcliff's revenge Dies and leaves Wuthering Heights to Heathcliff "He got on to the bed, and wrenched open the lattice bursting, as he pulled at it, into an uncontrollable passion of tears. 'Come in! come in! he sobbed. 'Cathy, do come. Oh do - once more! Oh! My heart's darling! Hear me this time, Catherine, at last!' Megan's Illuminating Passage
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