• Edgar Linton Heathcliff Catherine Earnshaw
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    WUTHERING HEIGHTS MAIN CHARACTERS Catherine Earnshaw ~ She is the daughter of Mr. Earnshaw and the sister of Hindley. She is also Heathcliff's foster sister. Heathcliff and Catherine are in love, but she marries Edgar Linton instead. When Cathy died, she wanted both Heathcliff and Edgar to suffer because Edgar never understood why she loved Heathcliff and Heathcliff because he never knew why she married Edgar. Catherine Linton ~ She is the daughter of the older Catherine and Edgar Linton. Her m...
  • Wuthering Heights Thrushcross Grange
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    Catherine Earnshaw: Her Relationships and Development Emily Bronzes Wuthering Heights is about the relationships between two families and how those relationships affect the members of their families. Catherine Earnshaw is considered a free spirit, but is torn between two worlds. She has to choose between Heathcliff, her childhood and friend, and Edgar Linton, the man who is socially acceptable for her to marry. She grew up at Wuthering Heights, which is considered Outside the law, outside the co...
  • Wuthering Heights Catherine Cathy Linton
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    In Emily Bront s Wuthering Heights, Catherine and Heathcliff never enjoy happiness in each other s arms because she refuses to marry a lowly gypsy. Her aristocratic views on marriage would not allow her to wed someone below her social status. Her decision was to marry Edgar Linton who is the ideal husband: the rich, noble, light hair, fair skinned, privileged gentleman. Catherine dies regretting forsaking Heathcliff s passionate love for her. She cannot repent for her sins, but the errors of the...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Love Cathy
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    Jenny Hammock Dr. Neal English 123 March 16, 2001 Wuthering Heights: A Novel With No Certain Theme Over the years, Wuthering Heights has been analyzed and re-analyzed, and each analysis seems to come to a different understanding of the main theme of the novel. Critics have argued that the novel is geared toward Romantic themes; the emphasis on nature, the reference to a kindred spirit, and the theme of the wanderer (Heathcliff) all tend to validate this reference. Others have argued that it focu...
  • Wuthering Heights Catherine Heathcliff Edgar
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    Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights competes with established social reality. Throughout the nineteenth century, the British novel displayed an increasing degree of realism (Student Resource Center np). Wuthering Heights is built around a central fall-generally understood to be Catherine and Heathcliffs fall from hell to heaven (Frederick 322). The first generation of Wuthering Heights failed to develop a mature understanding of themselves and others (322). Modern critics disagree over what the ...
  • Wuthering Heights Catherine Linton Heathcliff
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    Emily Bronte published Wuthering Heights in the Victorian year of 1847. Emily Bronte has used Wuthering Heights and Thruscross Grange to depict isolation and separation along the four miles of moorland. This classic novel uses nature and culture to affect the characters decisions through out the story. In the Victorian era, it was socially acceptable to take young people off the street and into peoples homes to either clean the house, or to complete a family. In rare occasions, it was also not ...
  • The Effects Of Environment And Heredity In Wuthering Heights
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    The environment and heredity are both prevalent themes in this novel, with the environment involving the two households in the novel and with heredity involving all the major and most of the minor characters. Since these two themes include the characters and the different settings, they are involved with the structure of the novel and are therefore very important to the story. The theme of heredity is very complex because of how it changes throughout the novel. As new characters are introduced, ...