Summary

Wuthering Heights is a novel written by Emily Bronte between 1845 and 1846 and published in 1847 under the pen name “Ellis Bel”. The author’s only novel tells us the story about the unfulfilled love between Catherine and Heathcliff.

The novel starts with the narrator - a citizen who just arrived in Thrushcross Grange all the way from London, wishful to escape all the noise associated with big cities. He goes by the name of Lockwood. The house’s owner, Heathcliff, was known for his sullen attitude and his lack of respect for the rules.

Lockwood goes to Wuthering Heights specifically to meet Heathcliff. The place has always been affected by cold and harsh winds, however the house itself was built exactly to withstand such threats. The interior was as unwelcoming as the exterior. Lockwood is greeted by Joseph, an old servant and Zillah, a strong and big woman who came to save him from the dogs. Eventually, Heathcliff shows himself and speaks to Lockwood. The former promises to visit Wuthering Heights again the next day.

However, when Lockwo…

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