Essay on Analysis Of Emily Bronte 's ' Wuthering Heights '

1172 Words Sep 30th, 2015 5 Pages
To believe in some truth, it is necessary to accept negativity in life. Emily Brontë universally accepts all ideas as true. She believes that if she were to ignore the evil things in life, then that would be rejecting the possibility of negativity in one’s life. Many times love is confused. Many people think that when they have deep obsession and passion towards a person, nothing else matters. This is called manipulation and is not real love though is often confused. In her book Wuthering Heights, due to her beliefs about negativity, one is lead to believe that each relationship is a real type of love (Cecil 302). The love between the old Catherine and Edgar Linton is romantic love, but it is based out of selfish and manipulative motives. Catherine only wants to marry Edgar Linton for wealth and status. She has romantic love towards him, him, but like all romantic love, it fades over Tim. Thus she knows that when he is dead, and his money is gone, she will not love him any longer. Catherine admits to Nelly that she and Edgar are "as different as a moon beam from lightning, or frost from fire" (Cecil 304; ). She marries Edgar anyways because to her, Edgar represents social security (Federico 323). She knows in her heart however, that she will never truly love him, which is a sign of her immaturity (Sanger 16). Another reason Catherine loves Edgar is because she can manipulate his love for her to get what she wants and punish people for not loving her enough. When Edgar does…

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