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Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

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  • What achievements of modern medicine have reduced the high rates of maternal deaths in childbirth that were commonplace during the period of the novel? How have social factors compromised advances in the treatment of tuberculosis?
  • What were the milestones in women's rights that have reduced the vulnerability of women like the second Catherine Linton to loss of property?
  • Explore how people grieve their dead in various cultures around the world, and how these customs compare with Edgar's request in Wuthering Heights that Nelly "get mourning" for the second Catherine after Isabella's death.

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