Revenge Is Best Served Cold Essay

758 Words Jan 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Wuthering Heights
“Revenge is best served cold” An old quote yet still impacting us today. We see that it impacted and could have been Heathcliff’s main motive, a man that never forgot his past and made everyone that did he him wrong pay for it. I support Heathcliff as he was a real wise man and got revenge from everyone that did him wrong without them being able to anything to stop him. Baby Heathcliff enters the Earnshaw home as a poor orphan. He is immediately made fun of his dark color is began to be called a gipsy and his language being “gibberish”. This poor treatment is not much of an improvement on his "starving and houseless" childhood, and he quickly becomes a product of neglect and all of the abuse.
Arriving at the Earnshaw is direct threat to everyone, but mostly to Hindley as he begins to steal his father’s affection. This becomes the reason why Hindley never actually liked him and had a resentment over Heathcliff and depriving him of his happiness. Once his father dies, Hindley decides to show all the hatred he has been having for Heathcliff once he becomes the man and owner of Wuthering Heights. When Heathcliff returns to Wuthering Heights he brings with him his new wife, Frances, who is pregnant and later gives birth to Hareton, the last of the Earnshaw family. After Heathcliff and Catherine get caught by the dogs at the Thrushwood Grange and Catherine is injured, Hindley decides to separate the pair. He makes Heathcliff a servant of Wuthering Heights and…

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