Catherine does not speak directly to the readers except in quoted dialoguebut through her diary, she narrates important aspects of the childhood she and Heathcliff shared on the moors and the treatment they received at the hands of Joseph and Hindley. All of the voices weave together to provide a choral narrative.
View Full Essay Words: And this for no other reason, but because they were the unlearned, men of humble and obscure occupations. Coleridge iographia IX To a certain extent, Coleridge's polemical point here is consistent with his early radical politics, and his emergence from the lively intellectual community of London's "dissenting academies" at a time when religious non-conformists like the Unitarian Coleridge were not permitted to attend Oxford or Cambridge: We can contrast two convenient examples from mid-century England, in Dickens's novel David Copperfield, compared with Carlyle's notorious essay originally published in under the title "Occasional Discourse on the Negro Question.
Most of Dickens' villains -- the villainous dwarf Quilp in The Old Curiosity Shop, the hunchback Flintwinch in Little Dorrit, the junkshop-proprietor Krook who perishes of spontaneous combustion in Bleak House -- have names and physical characteristics that signpost them as near-perfect examples of the grotesque.
The notion that this grotesquerie is, in some way, related to the streak of social criticism in Dickens' fiction is somewhat attractive, because even the social problems in these novels are configured in ways that recall the grotesque, like the Circumlocution Office in Little Dorrit, Boffin's mammoth dust-heap in Our Mutual Friend, or the philanthropist and negligent mother Mrs.
Jellaby in Bleak House who proves Dickens' polemical point about charity beginning at home by being rather grotesquely eaten by the cannibals of Borrioboola-Gha.
We can see Dickens' grotesque in a less outlandish form, but still recognizable as grotesque, in the introduction of the villainous Uriah Heep in Chapter 15 of David Copperfield: When the pony-chaise stopped at the door, and my eyes were intent upon the house, I saw a cadaverous face appear at a small window on the ground floor in a little round tower that formed one side of the houseand quickly disappear.
The low arched door then opened, and the face came out.
It was quite as cadaverous as it had looked in the window, though in the grain of it there was that tinge of red which is sometimes to be observed in the skins of red-haired people.
It belonged to a red-haired person -- a youth of fifteen, as I take it now, but looking much older -- whose hair was cropped as close as the closest stubble; who had hardly any eyebrows, and no eyelashes, and eyes of a red-brown, so unsheltered and unshaded, that I remember wondering how he went to sleep.
He was high-shouldered and bony; dressed in decent black, with a white wisp of a neckcloth; buttoned up to the throat; and had a long, lank, skeleton hand, which particularly attracted my attention, as he stood at the pony's head, rubbing his chin with it, and looking up at us in the chaise.
Dickens, Chapter 15 We may note the classic elements of.Wuthering Heights 4 of of divine aid to digest his dinner, and his pious ejaculation had no reference to my unexpected advent.
Wuthering Heights is the name of Mr. Heathcliff’s dwelling. ‘Wuthering’ being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather.
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of George Orwell’s 8 BEFORE READING THE NOVEL Wuthering Heights is a complex novel which evokes strong responses—both positive and negative—from readers.
Although Lockwood and Nelly serve as the obvious narrators, others are interspersed throughout the novel — Heathcliff, Isabella, Cathy, even Zillah — who narrate a chapter or two, providing insight into both character and plot development.
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