‘Wuthering’ being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather.

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

Note the pedantic, fussy tone, as in "atmospheric tumult"; in the next sentence the "indeed," and the last sentence whose first word is "Happily."

return to text