more exaggeratedly reserved than myself.

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

Heathcliff's "reserve" creates the "misanthropist's heaven" Lockwood just described. But there is more: the Heights's inhabitants dislike especially what Lockwood represents: physical softness, fancy language, a citified attitude, vanity, and incompetence when it comes to understanding dogs and the weather. 

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