Wuthering Heights Social Class Essay

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The obsession with social status among the heroines in love stories.
A comparison between the three books: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontё, Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen and The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks.
This paper deals with three books in the romantic genre. The books themselves though deals with more than just love. It deals with social class as well. Social status is what has been and are defining people. Ever since humans started to settle down instead of living like nomads, social class has been a fact because some person would always have more resources than others. With the help of money and birth, people could determine their ranking in the society. It could also decide who you were supposed to marry. Social classes have built barriers around people ever since the end of the nomad life and made it clear that they should only
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However, they still consider themselves above others in the social ladder. Therefore, Catherine Earnshaw -the daughter in the family- cannot marry the man she loves since he is an adopted orphan. He would not be able to provide for her and she wants to live a life in luxury and comfort. She instead chooses to marry a man in her own class.
Sense & Sensibility was written by Jane Austen in the early 19th century. The story focuses on two sisters who, after the tragic death of their father, end up disinherited. This force the sisters and their family to move out from their house and start a new life. The novel then follows the two sisters while they search for love. It is not common for characters to talk about social class in the book, although it is a theme that follows through the whole story. The sisters know their place and does not search for a man in another class than their own. The hunt for love is limited to their place in
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