Wuthering Heights Essay | Comparing Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Comparing Emily Bront's Wuthering Heights to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Summary: The film versions of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, directed by Peter Kosminsky, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, directed by Kenneth Branagh, display very different ideas and structure. However, both films display many elements of the Gothic genre of literature through the use of gloom and horror, film techniques, heroic traits, and other Gothic elements.
The gothic genre created both a lot of films and novels, some of which are debatable as to if they were categorized properly. The Films Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights directed by Peter Kosminsky, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein directed by Kenneth Branagh are both based on novels. Both films display many different ideas, and are structured differently, but Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is an archetype for the gothic genre. Although the two are very different films, through the use of gloom and horror, film techniques, and heroic traits, both films are able to prove themselves part of the gothic genre by displaying many gothic elements.

Through the use of different gothic elements such as gloom and horror, each film is able to become gothic. In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights the constant wind, rain, and dark cloudy skies make their presence felt...

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