Love And Sadism In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

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“Wuthering Heights” was written in Victorian Age when the literary trend was in concerned with the urban life. The novel was much discussed in the literary circles and was appreciated for its extraordinary themes. Bronte’s work neither belongs to the gothic tradition or to the anterior romantic and nor it was a product of the age. This paper will offer a complete analysis on Emily Bronte’s novel “Wuthering Heights” throwing light upon the extraordinary sadism which underlines Bronte’s view on emotional relationships and also the significance of her preoccupation with infanticide. The novel is full of ghost and spirits from the beginning to the end. The ghost of Heathcliff’s beloved Catherine repeatedly seeks to visit him. The class distinction of the characters…show more content…
We further see how Emily’s Bronte’s poems like the Emperor Julius and his apparently fatal love for Rosina Alcon’s helped her to construct a character like Heathcliff and Catherine and their fatal love. There are some versions of Julius story connected with the novel “Wuthering Heights”. The dark and evil fate for a child, tragic and prophesy are the themes of the novel. The elements in all of Emily’s poetry which throw light on the genesis of “Wuthering Heights”, the poems about a doomed child show that the child grows up into a character like Heathcliff. Her imaginary created this personage world and by the building up of careers full of passionate intensity, Emily was unconsciously preparing herself for the writing of this novel. Images of the novel such as stormy, rainy weather and blood from wrists evoked a wide range of connotations, such stories contributes one dimension. Rain and thunderstorm typically accompany the disappearance and appearance of the evil in Faustian tales, and also in the following night when Heathcliff’s disappears from Wuthering Heights, a particularly violent
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