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by Emily Brontë

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How does Wuthering Heights combine Romanticism with Literary Realism?

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The Romantic elements of this novel are easy to identify: the windswept moors where passions blow just as strong as the elements, the brooding characters and the close connection to nature experienced by some of them. Yet it is also possible to argue that this novel features realism in the way that Bronte seeks to narrate her tale in a very matter-of-fact manner, including such information as the interactions between the servants and descriptions of life whilst focusing on the central characters. This is also achieved through the...

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