Wuthering Heights Essay | The Importance of Setting in Wuthering Heights

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The Importance of Setting in Wuthering Heights

Summary: The setting in Wuthering Heights is so important because it defines the entire story. The characters lives revolve around the setting. In no other story I have read has the setting been so important.
The setting in a Gothic novel is greatly influential on the entire story. In Gothic

novels the setting not only shows the dread and horror but also depicts the deterioration

of the world. The setting shows that there was a once thriving world. At one time the setting was something valued and esteemed. Now, all that lasts is the decaying shell of a once thriving abode. These things can be seen in the setting in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The element of mood in a gothic novel has been described as, "gloomy, dark, terror, death, revenge, hate, mystery, horror." In Wuthering Heights, the two most convincing elements of mood are loss of life and retribution.

Wuthering Heights takes place in England in the 19th century and takes place in two locations throughout the book. One of the two locations is Wuthering Heights a...

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