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|Good point: their "normalness" is part of the parody
Written by Delories
(4/24/2006 7:27 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Henry and Catherine - an unusual couple in literature, penned by Tracy W
But yes, the "normal" as in "plausible" love story of H. and C. is, I think, intended to serve as part of the "parody" aspect of the novel, contrasting with the "trial by fire and water" that the hero and heroine of Gothic novels have to go through (not to mention giant murderous headgear, gargantuan feet, and the other perils of Otranto!).
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