To be human is to be a paradox.
Throughout Wuthering Heights, weather serves as a twofold symbolism, characterizing the tumultuous physical estate of the Heights, as well as foreshadowing conflicts and events. Upon his first visit to Wuthering Heights, Mr. Lockwood notes the severe "atmospheric tumult to which [the estate] is exposed" (2). This tumult is not only literal weather, as the house is... Continue Reading →
I find Lockwood to be sickeningly arrogant with little to contribute to the story other than his haughty opinions and self-proclaimed misanthropy. Though it is because of his curiosity that we get to hear the story of Wuthering Heights from Nelly, so I suppose he does play a role. In addition, his dramatic dreams (I... Continue Reading →