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The late eighteenth century saw the beginning of the romantic era an artistic and intellectual movement This period shaped by political and social events such as the Enlightenment and the French Revolution changes from the earlier classical era of order and proportion toward an age of new emphasis on such emotions as apprehension horror and terror and aweIn the gothic novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte focuses on the story of a young man Heathcliff who is head over heals in love with his best friend Catherine As a child whos hurt abused by Hindley he piles up his anger and keeps it in because of his love for his friend Beloved with Catherine who lives an easy life with her true love he fails to marry her and receives his second chance He however continuously vents out his anger toward the next generation and later regrets it woefully Bronte presents Heathcliffs tragic tale through a romanticism novel that emphasizes the main romantics emotions and concerns Bronte significantly relates to romanticism and supernatural by dark tone diction and syntax As a Gothic novel Wuthering Heights is persistently dark and eerie Because the serious tone manages the connotation it immediately aids the goal of emphasizing the supernatural to be dark For example Lockwood describes his shocking experience with the ghost of Cathy Unable to understand the situation he manages to describe the encountering as a nightmare Bronte states my fingers closed on the fingers of a little ice-cold hand The intense horror of nightmare most melancholy voice sobbed 45 Bronte pushes us with words like ice-cold intense horror nightmare melancholy The words do not let the audience laugh reflect on the truth or feel pity Instead Bronte chooses the serious tone The choice of tone forces the passage make the audience pay attention and reflect on the theme These series of words Ice-cold intense
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