Female Consciousness in Wuthering Heights

Juan ZHAO

Abstract


Wuthering heights, a representative work in Victorian Era by Emily Bronte, a famous female writer of the 19th century in Britain, has greatly influenced readers for generations. This article investigates the female consciousness in Withering Heights and analyses how Catherine rebels against the male-dominated society and pursues her love. The female consciousness includes the sense of independence and the pursuit of her true self. The spiritual equality is the foundation of happiness between lovers, and although women dace lots of obstacles in their struggle and fight against the society, a wonderful future to women is to be ushered in if they keep fighting.
Key words: Feminism; Female consciousness; Rebellion; Spiritual pursuit

Keywords


Feminism; Female consciousness; Rebellion; Spiritual pursuit



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320110302.215

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