Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

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What does Penistone Crag symbolize in the novel for Cathy and Heathcliff? Include contextual evidence.

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Catherine and Heathcliff spent time playing at Penistone Crag when they were children, and as a result of that association, both characters come to link that location with the freedom of their childhood days. Penistone Crag is both wild and lovely, a bed of rocks with flowers growing about it. Catherine and Heathcliff store small treasured items among the rocks there as well.

On a thematic level, Penistone Crag, like the moors at large, is a space where social norms can be breached. Though Heathcliff is socially and racially...

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