Double Nature In Wuthering Heights

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A novel is a fictitious character type story and it was considered just an entertainment for the people in 18th century while in 19th century the concept of novel got changed. The concept of thrill and amusement shifted towards a vast variety of issues. The concepts like loving nature, beauty, independence and the depiction of strong female character aroused. The novel got a new swing at the start of 19th century and a new trend of writing the novel, started which has themes like nature, beauty or independence etc. At the end of 18th century, Romanticism a movement started. This movement was purely about art and literature and it was the most powerful movement till the mid of 19th century. So Romanticism laid a strong impact…show more content…
But I will discuss here it on the basis of “Wuthering Heights”. This approach “The Representation of Double Nature in Wuthering Heights” by Zennure Koseman, elaborates the concept of nature. This double nature is actually about the characters in the novel which are of two types. One category is consisted of those characters that live on Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange and these characters are in conflict with the hills around them. And the second category of character is landscape or Edgon Heath who has influence on Wuthering Heights and makes Wuthering Heights a mysterious place. Emily Bronte narrated the story in such a way in which nature influences other characters automatically in adverse manners which makes Wuthering Heights a mythical and mysterious place of nature. The characters of Catherine and Heathcliff resembles with the natural setting which makes it a mythical by giving the novel universal qualities of nature. This is setting and natural images which are created by Bronte to present the dual characters of the novel. Human beings try to oppose the nature but it becomes difficult for them and as a reaction nature destroys them. Bronte presented characters in a distinct manner for example Bronte described natural forces and events by exampling Nelly Dean and Lockwood to show connection between internal and external natural forces in the world. There is also the concept of…show more content…
Catherine says that modern world has affected her which further leads her towards natural habitat, Heath. Heathcliff is also the opposing force in the novel as it is obvious from his name which is the combination of Heath and Cliff. Cliff is showing the endurance for hills and stormy environment in the Wuthering Heights. So it is obvious in the novel that 19th century novels had a great work on nature and beauty. This was the time of enlightenment and liberalism and during this tenure of history, there have been a lot of changes in literature and nature emerged as the famous
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