• 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...
  • Evolution Of Heathcliff In Wuthering Heights
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    Heathcliff - His Own Worst Enemy Heathcliff, one of the central character of Wuthering Heights, evolves from an empathetic, innocent victim to a self-centered vindictive individual. This transformation is slow and develops in three distinctive parts. First, Heathcliff is sympathetically portrayed as an interloper. Next, he is characterized as an individual who is beginning to lose his innocence because he is coping with situations beyond his control. Finally, Heathcliff is a hardened man who man...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Catherine Edgar
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    In Brontes novel Wuthering Heights the idea compensation for love lost is discussed. Wuthering Heights is a quiet house in the country where the Earnshaws and Heathcliff live. Heathcliff loves Catherine Earnshaw very much but, she decides to marry another man, Edgar. Heathcliff marries Edgar sister just to make Catherine jealous. At the end Heathcliff abandons his plan for vengeance and professes his love for Catherine only to see her die soon after. In the novel Wuthering Heights Bronte shows ...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Catherine Edgar
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    When Wuthering Heights was published it was blasted its contemporaries as obscene. They railed that Catherine and Heathcliff were the most immoral and in general worst people they had ever had the misfortune of reading about. Although Wuthering Heights has taken it's rightful place as masterwork of 19 th century literature and Emily Bront has receive credit for her work, it is still possible to see where the early attacks are based. Heathcliff especially behaves in a very obtuse manner. The basi...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Catherine Revenge Earnshaw
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    Heathcliff is introduced in Nelly's narration as a seven-year-old Liverpool foundling (probably an Irish famine immigrant) brought back to Wuthering Heights by Mr. Earnshaw. His presence in Wuthering Heights overthrows the prevailing habits of the Earnshaw family, members of the family soon become involved in turmoil and fighting and family relationships become spiteful and hateful. Even on his first night, he is the reason Mr. Earnshaw breaks the toys he had bought for his children. "From the v...
  • Analysis Of Wuthering Heights
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    In the novel Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, shows how different aspects of themes are presented for a reader's consideration. Some of the important themes in Wuthering Heights are, revenge, spiritual feelings between main characters, obsession, selfishness, and responsibility. Bronte mainly focuses on the spiritual feelings of her characters. The difference between the feeling that Catherine has for Heathcliff and the one she feels for Edgar is that Heathcliff is part of her nature, he is like...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Revenge Hindley
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    What usually comes to mind when one thinks of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights? Most will visualize tortured lovers against the extraordinary moors. Perhaps one will even recall the scene of one lover, Heathcliff, opening the grave of his Catherine to dig a space where they can be joined eternally. Yet another equally powerful emotion appears throughout the novel as an antithesis to love, that of revenge. Revenge first forms the basis of the actions of Hindley, the Earnshaw son, toward Heathclif...
  • Crime And Punishment In Wether
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    The complex and furious creation of Emily Bront"e, Wuthering Heights is a powerful novel that fiercely combines many of the greatest themes in literature, such as love and its intricacies, revenge and the its terrible effects, and the contrasts between nature and society. One of the most prevalent themes in this celebrated work is that of crime and punishment, or sin and retribution. One character in particular, Heathcliff, stands apart as a conduit for both of these, es-pe cially his sins. His ...
  • Heathcliff Linton Catherine Marry
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    The intensity of feeling between Catherine and Heathcliff defies family barriers imposed by Catherine's brother, Hindley after their father's death. Heathcliff was ill-treated by Hindley after the death of the old Earnshaw: He drove him from their company to the servants, deprived him of the instructions of the curate... He bore his degradation pretty well at first, because Cathy taught him what she learnt, and work or play with him in the fields. They both promised fair to grow up as rude as sa...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Earnshaw Edgar
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    Introduction Wuthering Heights Emily Br " onteWuthering Heights, written by Emily Br " one, is a story about the Earnshaw family who own a place called Wuthering Heights. Wuthering Heights is located on the moors. It narrates the story of the Earnshaw family, Heathcliff and the love story behind them all. Wuthering Heights is a strange, agonizing and powerful novel. It is said that revenge is the dominant theme of the book. Towards the 2 nd part of the novel, the focus of the story was about He...
  • Catherine Earnshaw Heathcliff Edgar Love
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    Catherine Earnshaw Catherine Earnshaw is the daughter of Mr. Earnshaw and his wife; Catherine falls powerfully in love with Heathcliff, the orphan Mr. Earnshaw brings home from Liverpool. She was born at Wuthering Heights and was raised with her brother Hindley. Catherine loves Heathcliff so intensely that she claims they are the same person but does not marry him because Hindley has degraded him after their father's death so her desire for social advancement motivates her to marry Edgar Linton ...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Catherine Edgar
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    The central conflict in the novel "Wuthering Heights" written by Emily Bronte is Heathcliff. Heathcliff's internal conflicts affect how all of the other characters interrelate. Heathcliff throughout the book never does anything honorable or dignified. Heathcliff creates whirlwinds of problems by just being present, sometimes, by not even doing a thing. Heathcliff's problems not only the affect the Earnshaw's but also their neighbors Edgar & Isabella Linton. Heathcliff comes to live with the Earn...
  • Wuthering Heights Emilie Bronte
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    Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights is the only book Emily Bronte ever wrote. It is a very powerful story about love and hate and sorrow and death. It spans thirty years and is all narrated by, first Mr. Lockwood, and more importantly, Ellen Dean, the faithful housekeeper. At the beginning of the book, Mr. Lockwood had just arrived at Thrushcross Grange as a tenant. He went to see Mr. Heathcliff, the man he was renting the house from. When he arrives at Wuthering Heights, he meets a young lady ...
  • Heathcliff As A Byronic Hero
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    A Byronic hero is defined by Thomas B. Macaulay according to The Oxford Companion to English Literature (Oxford University Press, New York, 1985) as proud, moody, cynical, with defiance on his brow, and misery in his heart... implacable in revenge, yet capable of deep and strong affection. This definition fits the main character Heathcliff in Emily Bronte s Wuthering Heights. Heathcliff is also a man who has sinned in his life, a man who lives to find revenge, and, yet, a man who the reader is ...
  • Heathcliff A Victim Of Villain
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    Heathcliff: A Victim of Villainy In 'Wuthering Heights,' we see tragedies follow one by one, most of which are focused around Heathcliff, the antihero of the novel. After the troubled childhood Heathcliff goes through, he becomes embittered towards the world and loses interest in everything but Catherine Earnshaw -his childhood sweetheart whom he had instantly fallen in love with. -and revenge upon anyone who had tried to keep them apart. The novel begins with a few short introduction chapters w...
  • Heathcliff Made A Villain By Love
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    Love is a two way street. In order for love to work it must be given and returned. If love is left unfulfilled it can lead a person to be spiteful, vengeful, and at the extreme villainous. In Emily Bronte's novel, Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff is the villain because he is frustrated about his unrequited love for Cathy. Heathcliff's villainy is apparent in how he treats the Earnshaws, degrading Hindley and Hareton just as Hindley did him. This is also shown in his actions against the Lintons. He...
  • Wuthering Heights Heathcliff Catherine Love
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    Final Draft Set in England on the Yorkshire Moors in the 19 th century, Emily Bront"e^1 s novel Wuthering Heights is the story of lovers who try to withstand the separation of social classes and keep their love alive. The main characters, Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff grew upon a middle class English countryside cottage called Wuthering Heights. Heathcliff was the servant and Catherine the daughter of the owner of Wuthering Heights. As children, Heathcliff and Catherine were the best of frie...
  • The Weavers Of Woe
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    Hesiod once said, "He for himself weaves woe who weaves for others woe" expressing the belief that those who bring sorrow to others are also bringing sorrow upon themselves. Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights seems to validate Hesiod's idea of the disastrous consequences of hate and revenge. Bronte suggests that revenge brings uhuappiness to all involved, including those who seek it. Certainly, the victims of a revengeful attack suffer from the pain and grief that their enemies have thrust upon th...
  • Wuthering Heights Love Heathcliff Catherine Edgar
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    Love conquers all. It permeates throughout the land to intermingle among houses that are afar; it conceals itself within the hearts of lovers; it even seeps through the crevices of the earth to haunt the living. Through all of the gloom, revenge, evil and hate that surround Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange, love has triumphed over all. While the relationships between certain characters in the novel, Wuthering Heights are tense at times; the force of love overcomes any ill sentiments poss...
  • Love Never Dies Heathcliff Catherine Hindley
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    Love does not always bring happiness to people and lovers do not always treat each other well. When their families! or social pressure separates them, lovers can try their best to ignore the difficulties, but if they separated themselves, they! ll be more miserable. The main characters in this book! ^0 Wuthering Heights! +/- belong to the lovers who separated themselves. In 1770, Mr. Earnshaw brought a gypsy child to his family and made his name Heathcliff. Mr. Earnshaw! s son Hindley hated him...