Essay on Analysis Of Emily Bronte 's ' A Great Deal Of Confusion '

1158 Words Nov 9th, 2015 5 Pages
Entry 1:
Passage: “But Mr. Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living. He is a dark-skinned gypsy in aspect, in dress and manners a gentleman” (Page 3).
Situation: Lockwood makes this remark when he first meets Mr. Heathcliff, the landlord.
Importance: This shows just how much confusion there is with who exactly Heathcliff is.
Analysis: Throughout the duration of the novel, a great deal of confusion surrounds what exactly Heathcliff’s character is. Heathcliff is not friendly towards those who visit his estate. While he dresses very nice and appears to be a well mannered man, he is not. The way someone appears is not always the way they really are. The quote you can’t judge a book by it’s cover applies to this situation in that Heathcliff gives the first impression of being very classy and polite, but he is anything but that.
Entry 2:
Passage: “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same” (Page 73).
Situation: This occurs during a conversation between Catherine and Nelly. Edgar has proposed to Catherine and she said yes even though she has such strong feelings for Heathcliff.
Importance: This shows just how in love with Heathcliff Catherine is.
Analysis: Catherine feels as though Heathcliff is the same person as her. It also shows just how powerful their bond and relationship is. Up until now, Catherine and Heathcliff were rivals. However, Catherine cannot marry Heathcliff because marrying Edgar…

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