CliffsNotes on Bronte's Wuthering Heights (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Wuthering Heights, you explore one of Emily Brontë most beloved and enduring novels, combining realism and gothic symbolism to tell a love story that's full of social relevance. In the novel, you follow the self-destructive journey of Heathcliff, as he seeks his revenge for losing his childhood love, Catherine, to another man.

This study guide carries you through Heathcliff's life by providing summaries and commentaries on each chapter of the novel. Critical essays give you insight into the narrative structure of the novel, the major themes Brontë explores, and Heathcliff's obsession. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of the main characters
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • A section on the life and background of Emily Brontë
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

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By Mell (Glendale, AZ) · ★★★★★ · May 02, 2007
Okay, now this I read. A great way to read an otherwise boring book. When coupled with the movie (the oldest version you can find) you're sure to be able to participate in class discussions and the like. Oddly, a couple of months ago, I even found my copy of Cliffs while going through a box of st... ...more
By Gwen (Chicago, IL) · ★★★★★ · February 07, 2008
he must have been drunk when he wrote this - five stars. ...more