Date of Award

Summer 8-9-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Jeremy Glick

Second Advisor

Amy Moorman Robbins

Academic Program Adviser

Janet Neary


This paper examines the human/animal distinction in Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, focusing specifically on the animal within Heathcliff, and the way this animal undermines his ability to be human as a result of the violence and abandonment he endured in childhood.



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