Romanticism In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë, published in 1847. The book's core theme is the destructive effect that jealousy and vengefulness have, both on the jealous or vengeful individuals and on their communities. Although Wuthering Heights is now widely regarded as a classic of English literature, it received mixed reviews when first published, and was considered controversial because its depiction of mental and physical cruelty was unusually stark, and it challenged strict Victorian ideals of the day, including religious hypocrisy, morality, social classes and gender inequality. Wuthering Heights, which has long, been one of the most popular and highly regarded novels in English literature. In my essay I will write about…show more content…
Romanticism is the term romantic began to be used in English in the early nineteenth century to refer to a belief that life could be lived by ideals rather than rules. Romantic also, come to use to describe a group of writers from around the turn of eighteenth century whose work demonstrated such a belief and who were thought in retrospect to have other characteristics in common. 'romance' came, during the Romantic period, to describe works of introspection and imagination it denotes a mode of writing that engages with the desires and imaginative lives of its characters and readers. Romanticism, the literary movement traditionally. In the Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte combines the romantic and realistic styles illustrating the romantic and realistic elements through nature, her characters, and the supernatural. The use of romance and realism in the novel also affect the reader s impressions and reactions. Wuthering Heights is the better romance because, it is a love story and it has an important relationship to the Romantic period in…show more content…
'Realism' is the name generally given to novels that aim to provide a faithful rather than idealized portrayal of life. The term can be variously defined and novels can achieve realist effects using a wide range of literary techniques. The hero in this novel is not perfect, it's different between others romance novel like the hero combines all the ideal qualities. Catherine loves Heathcliff but she is selfish and betrayed, she married a rich person. Heathcliff was loves Catherine madly. But he was wild and the spirit of revenge. In the end of novel, Heathcliff was crazy because he sees the ghost of Catherin and hi
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