Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Wuthering Heights.

Wuthering Heights is out on the moors in a barren landscape.

Wuthering Heights setting is wild, passionate, and strong and Thrushcross Grange and its inhabitants are calm, harshly strict, and refined and these two opposite forces struggle throughout the novel....

The author’s purpose of writing Wuthering Heights is to describe a twisted and dark romance story.
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Nelly, I am Heathcliff" (81)" These words, uttered by Catherine, in the novel Wuthering Heights are for me the starting point in my investigation into the themes of love and obsession in the novel.


The people and events of Wuthering Heights share a dramatic conflict.

The formal unity of Wuthering Heights has long been admired by critics.
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Following her death some of these were recovered such as the following written January 15 1848: " In Wuthering Heights the reader is shocked, disgusted, almost sickened by details of cruelty, inhumanity and the most diabolical hate and vengeance, and anon come passages of powerful testimony to the supreme power of love- even over demons in the human form....


Bronte also proves that non-human things can change, such as the manner of Wuthering Heights.

In the novel, Wuthering Heights , Emily Brontë describes the lifestyles of late 18th century and early 19th century rural England emphasizing selfishness.

According to Wuthering Heights, there is an enormous quantity of confirmation in relative to this conception.

A better understanding of Wuthering Heights can be seen in Bump's examples of the contagious nature of hostility, abuse and addiction upon the two generations.

In Wuthering Heights, Brontë does not idealize love; she presents it realistically, with all its faults and merits....

By focusing on the different literary elements of fiction used in the novel, readers are better able to understand how the author successfully uses theme, characters, and setting to create a very controversial novel in which the reader is torn between opposite conditions of love and hate, good and evil, revenge and forgiveness in Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights....

Wuthering Heights is more of a Victorian Gothic novel; it contains passion, violence, and supernatural elements (Mitchell 119).

Wuthering Heights and its occupants are wild, passionate, and strong while Thrushcross Grange and its inhabitants are calm and refined, and these two opposing forces struggle throughout the novel.

While reading Wuthering Heights, the reader perceives ellipses or gaps in the narrative of the novel.

Romanticism was developing in a time in which all of society's rules, limits, and restraints on how each person should act where being questioned, tried, and twisted. Wuthering Heights is a Romantic novel which uses a tale of hopeless love to describe the clash of two cultures-Ne...