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goldencurly 01-20-2013 01:00 PM

Wuthering Heights
yay or nay?

I just finished reading it. Again. :mad:

Saria 01-20-2013 01:02 PM

NAY! Do not want.

kat180 01-20-2013 01:15 PM

Love the book.

As a romance? Nay. Lol.

Although Catherine and Hareton's story is sweet.

claudine19 01-20-2013 01:18 PM

I couldn't get through it.

gagirl09 01-20-2013 02:44 PM

Hated that book I'm a Jane Eyre type of girl.

Yom 01-20-2013 05:31 PM

I couldn't get through it either. I had to read it in my english literature course but I just couldn't

murrrcat 01-20-2013 05:34 PM

heathcliff is the best.

Springcurl 01-20-2013 07:36 PM

I prefer Jane Eyre.

Wiregirl 01-20-2013 11:16 PM

Yes, yes yes and the movie with
Sir Laurence Olivier who was married to the crazy byotch Vivien Leigh at the time! To die for!

jeepcurlygurl 01-21-2013 02:21 PM

Love the book and the movie.
I like Jane Eyre too but it's sometimes too light and fluffy for me. I'm a dark and brooding kinda girl mostly.

roseannadana 01-21-2013 03:09 PM

Very dark. I just read Ethan Frome again and it bummed me out as usual.

Dedachan 01-21-2013 03:43 PM


Originally Posted by kat180 (Post 2105429)
Love the book.

As a romance? Nay. Lol.

Although Catherine and Hareton's story is sweet.

Me too. I find it interesting that WH delves into the romantic gothic tradition, but also exposes the kind of creepy, stalkerish lunacy which is the natural extension of that romantic ideal of eternal, larger-than-life love. Nothing good comes out of Heathcliff's unrelenting posessiveness. I think its odd so many women find him desirable. In the end, its the kinder, more compassionate and down-to-earth love between Catherine and Hareton that prevails.

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