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An Examination of Gothic Imagery in Wuthering Heights

Summary: Presents examples of Gothic imagery utilized in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. Includes quotes and a plot summary.
Gothic Imagery in Wuthering Heights

Gothic began in the mid eighteenth century and lasted until the mid nineteenth century. It is generally characterized by terror, mystery, the supernatural, decay, ruins, and madness. Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 and has many of the features of a Gothic novel. The most prominent ones are mystery, madness, the supernatural, and ruins.

Heathcliff is probably the most Gothic character in this book. He is found wandering the streets when he was young by Mr. Earnshaw.

"The master tried to explain the matter; but he was really half dead with fatigue, and all that I could make out, amongst her scolding, was a tale of his seeing it starving, and houseless, and as good as dumb, in the streets of Liverpool, where he picked it up and inquired for its owner. Not a soul knew to whom...

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