Southern Gothic, Kafka, and Moby-Dick: Wuthering Heights

Ugh, John is just like Catherine from Wuthering Heights, always thinking he’s so much better than we are. All he’s missing is a house on a spooky moor and a kind of creepy, brooding love-interest. All in good time, Johnny.

LiteratureSouthern Gothic, Kafka, and Moby-Dick

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to southern gothic literature like contextualized How does weathering heights

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relate to southern gothic So weathering heights was written quite

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a while before the southern gothic movement really got going

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in the nineteen twenties but you can definitely see certain

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elements it's set in a remote area in england It

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is sort of these mystical sze spooky scary moors and

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the inhabitants of them all have their secrets and are

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kind of evading one another not being totally up front

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about anything What recurring theme do we see in the

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novel Another One of the recurring themes of southern gothic

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novels is people whose appearances are very deceptive People who

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are who are you putting on airs so they say

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which is another point of weathering heights when catherine runs

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off and leaves and decides that she has elevated her

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social class putting her above the rest of the people

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who she had grown up with Basically these themes didn't

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leave Before the nineteen twenties people were still concerned about

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these these kinds of issues and you see that in

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flannery o'connor's good country folk has that And certainly in

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tennessee williams a streetcar named desire characters who are who

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are attempting teo report portray themselves that something is there

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not have a higher class than they're brought up city

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