About This Edition
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable For:||11+ readers 13+ readers|
|Interest Level||Grade 6 – Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||First Avenue Classics ™|
You may find classic books like Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights confusing to grasp due to their complex grammar, slang, vocabulary, and styles. The English language has transformed over the years. Therefore, the older publications become hard to read and comprehend with our modern and simplified English.
Overall, “Wuthering Heights” challenges traditional ideas of love and romance by portraying them in a more realistic, complex, and often dark and twisted way.
The book can be enjoyed at any age — but the same can be said of YA literature in general. According to a 2012 study, more than half the buyers of YA books are over 18. Surely the best time to read Jane Eyre is as a young adult.
Whoever put that rating must have had a wild imagination. I'd rather restrict it for drug use. To be serious, Anna Karenina is not suitable for a reader below 18 just because such reader wouldn't understand a thing of what is going on.
Read as an expression of Emily Brontë's ambivalence about her sexual identity, Wuthering Heights is both a representation of homosexual energy and an attempt to contain or imprison it for fear of its social unacceptability and perhaps also of its sheer power.
The story itself isn't complicated by its structure, but there are some adult themes explored and one would have to know the background of Victorian era, social expectations and prejudices. Natalie This novel is recommended for reading, starting at the age of twelve.
The average reader will spend 6 hours and 56 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).
Wuthering Heights has been described as a haunted novel (it is more of a ghost story than a romance) and this haunting is an expression of homesickness. This lecture explores the connection between haunting and homesickness in Emily Brontë's novel and a selection of her poetry.
Madalyn It's more of a book for an older audience, like upper high school or college age. Lisa There is definitely a lot of cursing and sex talk in the book. If you're fine with that, then yes. Parent A NO.
Age 13 is such a precious spot — new to teenhood but still kinda, sorta a tween. These books for 13 year olds will help your kids keep their love of reading alive. For these picks, I focused on stories centering older protagonists with more mature themes like romance, sexual harassment, and neglectful parents.
As a child listens and understands at a higher level than he's able to read independently (right up to high school age), reading aloud provides children with the chance to listen and engage with texts beyond their own reading level — and this is wonderfully constructive for vocabulary development.
Subtleties of language and character make Emma most accessible to teens and up, but while younger readers may miss some nuances, there's no cause for parental concern on any other level.
Romantic love takes many forms in Wuthering Heights: the grand passion of Heathcliff and Catherine, the insipid sentimental languishing of Lockwood, the coupleism of Hindley and Frances, the tame indulgence of Edgar, the romantic infatuation of Isabella, the puppy love of Cathy and Linton, and the flirtatious sexual …
Immediately after Catherine reads the letter, Heathcliff enters the house and finds her. As soon as he sees her, he grabs her and kisses her. The two have a heated discussion in which Catherine claims Heathcliff and Edgar have broken her heart and killed her.
Wuthering Heights is a more difficult book to understand than Jane Eyre, because Emily was a greater poet than Charlotte. When Charlotte wrote she said with eloquence and splendour and passion “I love”, “I hate”, “I suffer”. Her experience, though more intense, is on a level with our own.
A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust
Its title translates to Remembrance of Things Past (first translated into English as In Search of Lost Time) and contains nearly 1.3 million words with an estimated 9,609,000 characters.
Early in the novel, Mr. Lockwood spends a horrifying night at Wuthering Heights, reading dusty old books from the home's long-dead inhabitants, riding out a terrible storm, and seeing a ghostly vision of a young Catherine Earnshaw which causes him to scream and wake the household.
13 year olds aren't keen on books about 11 year olds, but they may not be ready to read the more serious and mature titles on the YA shelves. This book list for 13 year olds includes a variety of genres: fantasy, realism, historical fiction and more.
It is not appropriate for middle schoolers. It was a sweet story until it was filled with lust and sex. I don't think it's appropriate for people under 14 and even then I wouldn't recommend it. Read it with discretion and be aware of when to stop reading.
No. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover is not appropriate for children or Young Adults. It is only appropriate for Mature Adults aged 17 and over. It contains adult themes, including domestic violence, and explicit romantic content.
Also, the book is definitely rated R which was what mainly changed the plot, and I know that may be appalling for parents to hear, however, this book has been around since 2013, and that book was not meant for younger teens to begin with, even when it was physically published.
Parents need to know that Jane Austen's romantic masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice, is an absolute joy to read and study for teens who are open to the pleasures of 19th-century prose and manners. The plot and characters are engaging for teens, and the book is worth revisiting at any age.
Yet some of the novel's admirers consider it not a love story at all but an exploration of evil and abuse, with the iconic antihero Heathcliff as both victim and perpetrator; feminist critics, including O'Callaghan, argue that the love-story reading of Wuthering Heights not only romanticizes abusive men and toxic …