This is certainly a beautiful country!

Category: Writing & Reading | Type: Discussion | Title: Wuthering Heights (in Context) | Author: Emily Brontë | Ch: Chapter I

Is Lockwood being naively sincere or sarcastic? Is it "beautiful" country? We'll learn shortly that it is rugged and in some ways hostile. The adjective "beautiful" generally referred at this time to a softer, more inviting landscape.

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