Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: A Study Guide by Ray Moore - Read Online
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
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The study guide incorporates a commentary and notes to guide the reader through the text. It also asks questions to direct the reader to what is really important as they read and to help understand the underlying themes in the book. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion. The guide can be used for self-study, to promote group discussion, classroom presentations, etc.
It also includes an activity to help you understand the figurative language used in the questions.

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ISBN: 9781310502064
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Chapter One

1. The frame narrative that is a narrative providing the framework for connecting a series of otherwise unrelated stories Dictionary.com).

Note: nothing in the book is written from the perspective of an unbiased narrator (Phillips and Bourneuf)]:

a) Why has Lockwood come to live at Thrushcross Grange? (What did his mother mean when she said that he would never have a comfortable home? What incident the previous summer appears to have motivated Lockwood’s move? When you have read the whole novel, reflect on the way in which the themes of the narrative in which Lockwood becomes involved relate to the incident from which he is seeking to escape.)

b) Analyze Lockwood’s explanations his own temperament. (What does he say of his response to showy displays of feelings? How does he react to having gained a "reputation of deliberate heartlessness? What indications are there that Lockwood is not so entirely antisocial as he imagines himself to be?)

c) What is the basis for Lockwood’s immediate attraction to Heathcliff whom he calls, A capital fellow!? How reliable does Lockwood appear to be as a narrator?

d) Comment on the possible levels of meaning of the highlighted words in Lockwood’s description of Heathcliff as, "the solitary neighbor