Revisiting the Gothic, the Metaphysical in ‘Wuthering Heights’
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Byronic Hero Characteristics
mysterious origins/troubled past
self destructive tendencies
a loner that is rejected from society
conflicting emotions or moodiness
a distaste for social institutions and social norms
Although Wuthering Heights is widely known for its romantic aspects it seems to be overwhelmingly filled with Gothic ones as well.
Elements of Gothic Literature in Wuthering Heights
A "Villain-Hero"/Byronic Hero (romanticism)
Gothic Elements of Wuthering Heights
The title, Wuthering Heights, Wuthering meaning wild, exposed, storm-blown, and setting is very telling of its significance of weather.
The use of weather is an important aspect of Gothic fiction.