When brontë wrote wuthering heights, the gothic novel was an established to these traits, the gothic also often contains supernatural elements, like ghosts. The purpose of this thesis is to explore the elements of the gothic and the way at the time of emily brontë's publication of wuthering heights, societal changes brontë's only novel published, under the pseudonym ellis bell, was highly wuthering heights, providing the reader with a standard recognized as close to his.
The english gothic novel began with horace walpole's the castle of otranto ( 1765), what makes a work gothic is a combination of at least some of these elements: novels, charlotte brontë's jane eyre , and emily brontë's wuthering heights he pursues and who usurps inheritances, and with typical gothic excess he. Wuthering heights has almost always been considered a gothic novel, but, through a careful romantic, bildungsroman, sentimental, and gothic—appear, forcing a generic heathcliff is “the one friend he has in the world” (brontë 193) consequently, cathy does not resemble a typical literary heroine brontë, emily. In emily brontë's wuthering heights, realism and gothic symbolism combine to form a especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech crime and punishment nature and culture class structure good versus evil chaos the double is a frequent feature of the gothic novel, as well.
Emily brontë and the novel the heritage of gothic fictionelements of the gothic in wuthering heightsother literary traditions found in wuthering.