R.I.P

Note: HC is Heathcliff I know we’ve established that Wuthering Heights is really messed up, but Heathcliff keeps driving that point home. At this point in the novel, He locks Mrs. Dean (I’ve realized the “Mrs.” implies she’s married, but we all know she’s not; anyway, I don’t get it) and Cathy up in a … Continue reading R.I.P

Snuffing Out the Only Light

Note: HC is Heathcliff I had high hopes for Edgar's daughter: Cathy. She behaves worlds better than her mother and was raised by a father who loves her, but like most characters in this book, she has some negative qualities that are hard to over-look. Although the arrival of Isabella's son, Linton, makes these traits … Continue reading Snuffing Out the Only Light

Getting to Know Each Other, Old Sport

  The first chapter of Wuthering Heights is largely introductory, establishing the time (1801) and place (Wuthering Heights, on the Pennine moors of England). Upon starting the book, I was more than a little confused by the choice of narrator. From what I had heard about the book, I was expecting something more to the tune … Continue reading Getting to Know Each Other, Old Sport