The Importance Of Characterism In Wuthering Heights

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Emily Bronte 's novel 'Wuthering Heights ' did not depict just the Victorian life and society, but also it reflects the fundamental and crucial parts of human life, “this is the conflict between civilized and uncivilized life, between the rich and the poor between order and chaos, between storm and calm, between light and darkness, between wild vitality and modern sterility.’’(Nasir Uddin, 2014). Lord George Gordon Byron in his first poem “Childe Harold 's Pilgrimage” initiated the concept of Byronic Hero whose status is that of a social outcast with strong disgust for social norms and strong inclination to vengeance. Generally, it is some bitter experience of life that causes a Byronic hero to exile himself from the society, (Nasir Uddin, March 2014). Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights is a Byronic hero, as one critic states that the issues of race and social class in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights are main focuses for how Heathcliff is perceived and how they influence his actions (Malin, 2013). The significance lies in how both issues are fundamental in dealing with the character of Heathcliff .He is not treated
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There are many themes in the novel as well as gothic components; the impression of gothic frightfulness is kept alive all through the novel even in the very utilization of locations for Heathcliff. These elements of the Gothic were explored and employed to create one of the most controversial stories of the English language, Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights’’ (Guobjorg May 2012). The novel also has supernatural elements at large part: ghosts appear, and Heathcliff, characterized more than once as a vampire, refers to drinking blood, haunting, and all manner of paranormal acts. And Bronte presents the likelihood of powerful occasions happening, at an opportune time in Wuthering Heights, with storyteller Lockwood being compelled to stay overnight at Wuthering Heights because of an unforeseen snow-storm. (Guobjorg May
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