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"Wuthering Heights" as Romantic Literature
A discussion on how to teach Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" as a romantic novel.
# 129386 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Literature (English)

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The paper relates that the novel "Wuthering Heights" is a complex work, with many romantic elements and elements of the romance novel. The paper argues that the strong emotions of these main characters drive the action of the novel, making them one of the most important romantic elements of the story. The paper contends that if students can examine and understand these emotions, they have a better chance of understanding what "Wuthering Heights" is all about.

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"Wuthering Heights is not what today's audience would consider a "typical" romance novel. Nevertheless, "Wuthering Heights" remains a romance, or, at least, a romantic novel. The difference between these terms, the nature of the romantic elements of the novel, and the areas in which it departs from our modern view of a romance are all important parts of teaching this novel to any age of student. Finding a context into which most modern seventh-grade students can place this story can be difficult. Boys of this age tend to dismiss "romances" or "romantic" stories. Girls of this age are attracted to books such as..."

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