Emily Bronte spent most of Her short life in Harworth. When Emily mother was died, she leaving with five daughters, and the children grew up in the Harworth parsonage by wild nature and books. They love creating stories and poems. In eighteenfortysix Anne, Charlotte and Emily decided to self-publish some of their poems under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton, because at the time publisher critics and readers were much more likely to respond well to a work by man.
Wuthering Heights is one of the most remarkable Romantic novels.
The plot revolves Around two generation of families:the Earnshaw, living at the Wuthering Heights, and the Lintons, living at Thrushcross Grange.
The novel contains a lot of Romantic themes:the protagonist passionate nature involving extreme feelings their impossible Romance which can be fulfilled only after death, when their souls are joined forever.
There are a Byronic hero, a cruel and revengeful.The nature is also important, infact becomes a projection of the characters feeling too. There are the presence of supernatural events and Gothic atmosphere. The language,varies in relation to the different characters.
Let me in
Mr.Lockwood tells Nelly of his visit to the Wutehring Heights. Mr.Lockwood is forced to spend the night there because of a snowstorm and a servant, shows him into a room of the house. Lockwood noticed that on the window shelf there are three names written, over and over again: Catherine Earnshaw, catherine Heathcliff and Catherine Linton. There are the dark atmosphere
The extract present Catherine’s passionate and rebellious nature, which is in contrast with Nelly’s rational and practical attitude. The spiritual bond Catherine and Heathcliff shown with natural images expressing the eternity of their relationship.