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Critical Analyasis of 'Wuthering Heights.'

Summary: Provides a critical examiniation of Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights'. Focuses on one particular criticism which claims Bronte challenges 18th century society through her imaginary world of Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights.
`Gothic Fictions present different, more exciting worlds . . . The artificiality of narratives imagined other worlds and also challenged the forms of nature and reality advocated by 18th century domestic ideology.'

Emily Bronte's `Wuthering Heights' was published in 1847 during an era of turbulent literary change. Although her novel is essentially `Gothic', for me it embodies elements of the Romantic, the Gothic and the Victorian age, all of which were characterised by their own revolutionary ideas and principles. On reading the above critical viewpoint for the first time, I immediately found it to be highly relevant to `Wuthering Heights'. But I feel that to really analyse this opinion on the Gothic, I must first be aware of the common traits of this genre and also the extent to which it is explored in `Wuthering Heights.'

The Gothic Movement, which occurred between 1750 and 1820, was mainly characterised...

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