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In Wuthering Heights Emily Bront makes use of atmospheric conditions to emphasise events and highlight the mood of the characters in the story The Yorkshire moors are known for their harsh beauty and sometimes desolate landscape This theme of a rough countryside filled with hidden beauties and seasonal storms fits well into the storyline of Wuthering HeightsThe title of the novel and the name of the Earnshaws dwelling is used by Emily Bronts to project the overall mood of the book She herself writes that the word Wuthering is a significant provincial adjective descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station the Earnshaw house is exposed in stormy weather p2 Many of the notable events that take place between Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange are accompanied by a change in the weather Emily Bront uses the weather to show the beginning of a transition from calm to turbulent events in the storyline The books starts with Lockwoods arrival a severe winter storm raging outside foreshadows the unfriendly environment he is about to enter and the chaotic events that he is going to witness through Nellies story telling When Nelly begins to tell the story of the two neighbouring households she describes Old Mr Earnshaw setting out to Liverpool on a fine summer morning p34 Yet when Old Mr Earnshaw dies she relates that A high wind blustered round the house and roared in the chimney it sounded wild and stormy p 41Emily Bront often uses the weather to accentuate the personality traits and moods of the characters throughout the novel The countrysides sometimes savage weather compares well to Heathcliffs temperament Heathcliff disapears for days on end into this desolate landscape and seems to be most at home when wandering about in the moors He is quick to fly into a rage like a winter storm beating at Wuthering Heights with wind and hail Heathcliffs storms of rage often abate but they can fly into
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