Review #191

Wuthering Heights was my top #1 favorite book in school. What was yours? Below doesn’t show my usual book review, but rather a list of discussion questions for a book club.

Title- Wuthering Heights

Author- Emily Bronte

Rating– 5/5


Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. But when she will not marry him, Heathcliff’s terrible vengeance ruins them all. Yet still his and Cathy’s love will not die.


“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

“My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary.”

“Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! . . . It is unutterable! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!”

Discussion Questions:

Do you like when the setting is an individual character in novels? An example I can think of is “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Tell me your thoughts on this.

How does the story relate to feminist literature in modern day?

Do you think historical fiction needs to show details accurately in history even though it is considered fiction? Why?

What/who do you consider victims in life and why?

How do you know if you’ve found true love?

Do you believe in nurture or nature decides a child’s future?

What are admirable characteristics in protagonists you wish you had?

When you read references to the devil and witchcraft in novels, how do you react?

How do you view regret?

Published by CassieSwindon

Fiction author

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