Imagery and symbolism in Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is rich in imagery and symbolism, and the student should consider the examples covered in this section in connection with the sections on Characterisation, Themes and (sometimes) Structure.

A helpful revision exercise would be to find further examples of all the image clusters discussed here. Exactly how a particular image relates to characters or themes, and exactly what it symbolises, will vary from one passage to another.

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