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  1. Male and female characters from different social statures
  2. Marriage for social prospects
  3. Regret and revenge

In the Victorian era, there were many novels written about love and its consequences. Romantic love, particularly in this time period, is often characterized by the works of Emily Brontë and Charles Dickens, especially in the novels Wuthering Heights and Great Expectations. While both relationships have many correlations between them, it is interesting to look at the elements of setting, social standing, and revenge. While these two couples are in love from the onset of youth, there are many obstacles in their way, which lead to despair and desperation.

[...] It is a common sensation to want most what you cannot have, and in the case of Wuthering Heights and Great Expectations, Brontë and Dickens could not make it any more evident. Although the lovers both had their own specific problems and issues, these are two amazing love stories that truly allow the reader a deep insight about the emotional and psychological tendencies of human nature, and the true meaning of love and loyalty, as seen through the Victoria era. [...]


[...] A Comparison Between Wuthering Heights and Great Expectations In the Victorian era, there were many novels written about love and its consequences. Romantic love, particularly in this time period, is often characterized by the works of Emily Brontë and Charles Dickens, especially in the novels Wuthering Heights and Great Expectations. While both relationships have many correlations between them, it is interesting to look at the elements of setting, social standing, and revenge. While these two couples are in love from the onset of youth, there are many obstacles in their way, which lead to despair and desperation. [...]

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