Presentation on theme: "Wuthering Heights Techniques focus"— Presentation transcript:
1Wuthering Heights Techniques focus Characterization: the act of creating and developing a character
2Wuthering Heights Techniques focus Direct characterization: the writer tells / states what a character’s traits are.
3Indirect characterization: the writer reveals indirectly what a character’s traits are: * through what a character says, thinks, or does* through a description of the character’s appearance* through a character’s statements, thoughts, or actions* through other others’ statements, thoughts, oractions relating to the character
4Imagery: descriptive language used in literature to create sensory experiences (sight, sound, smell, taste, touch). Imagery enriches writing by making it more vivid, setting a tone, suggesting emotions, and guiding readers’ reactions.
12Nelly and Catherine are feared to have drowned in the moors. Just as the moors represent danger and are difficult to navigate, the love between Catherine and Heathcliff endangers everyone associated with them through their recklessness and becomes difficult to figure out.
24Heathcliff is locked outside Wuthering Heights and can’t get in through the locked door or narrow window.
25At other times windows are intentionally left open
26Heathcliff opensa window to letCatherine’s ghostenter.He
27Nelly opens awindow to letHeathcliff enterCatherine’s roomat ThrushcrossGrange.
28Catherine’s Locket Catherine’s Locket Catherine has on her neck a locket containing a lock of Edgar's hair. After seeing the dead Catherine, Heathcliff removes it, throws it on the ground, and replaces it with his own hair. His act symbolizes his desire to supplant Edgar and his belief that Catherine is rightfully his. Nelly takes Edgar's lock of hair, intertwines it with Heathcliff's lock of hair, and puts it into the locket, symbolizing how the two nemesis' lives intertwine.