Moralism In Wuuthering Heights By Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

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Peter Dinklage once stated,“I was fortunate enough to have an upbringing that made me more accepting of who I am”. As a society, we have formed and established the ideas of social classes which among individuals are placed into. These social classes established by man have always been what people have looked to, to see how certain individuals are brought up and raised in a society based on their rankings they are placed into. The following quote grants the idea that some people may have a relatively good upbringing while others not so much. Now, similar to these ideas of what is, or is not a good upbringing a novel named Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte follows down a similar path comparing itself to society by having two families with two houses. One of these house’s, in particular, is much less of an eyesore …show more content…
Then you have the Heights an eyesore by many, but still with much respect owned by the Earnshaw’s. However, when speaking the striking differences between the two residences, the Earnshaw’s of Wuthering Heights acquire an Orphan boy named Heathcliff. Now when hearing the name of Heathcliff, and being familiar with the novel, readers may have understood that Heathcliff in the novel is a cold-hearted fiend that is told to be the force of evil in the story; however, Heathcliff should be seen as the victim played by many in the story because of his rough upbringing and childhood. Heathcliff was an Orphan boy with no prior record, with an unknown origin story; however, one day Mr. Earnshaw (the owner of Wuthering Heights) takes Heathcliff off the streets and gives him a new upbringing, perhaps a new start at life. This new upbringing though makes one think if, was Heathcliff better off remaining an orphan boy? In one instance Hindley (Heathcliff’s brother now) threatened Heathcliff when stating, “I pray that he may break your neck: take him, and be damned, you beggarly interloper! And wheedle my father out of all he has:

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