Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

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Who is Joseph? What job does he do?

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Joseph is an older man who is employed by the residents at Wuthering Heights as a servant. The family gives him much freedom, and often he chooses not to work very hard at all, like in this scene found in chapter 2:

"What are ye for?" he shouted. "T' maister's down i' t' fowld. Go round by th' end o' t' laith, if ye went to spake to him."

"Is there nobody inside to open the door?" I hallooed, responsively.

"There's nobbut t' missis; and shoo'll not oppen 't an ye mak' yer...

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