Wuthering Heights Analysis

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Wuthering Heights is a book written by Emily Bronte. The book talks about the dysfunctional years of the Earnshaws and the Lintons, who live in Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange respectively. Both are located in the moor, are extremely wealthy, and are, “…completely removed from the stir of society,” (Wuthering Heights, pg. 1). These houses could not be further from being alike however. The characteristics, as well as the characters and the level of class, show the differences very clearly. The location and exterior are the first differences between the houses. Wuthering heights is extremely gloomy and rugged looking. It is set on top of a hill, and has,”…Grotesque carvings displaying a wilderness of crumbling griffins,” (Heights, …show more content…
He is extremely jealous of Heathcliff becoming their father’s favorite, and even from a child he planned to extract revenge of Heathcliff. When Mr. Earnshaw passes on, Hindely claims Wuthering Heights as his own and makes Heathcliff his servant and abusing him, making Heathcliff miserable. Isabella, Edgar’s sister, is a rather soft character, and when she later marries Heathcliff and sees his abusive and hideous side, she is too kind-hearted to stand up for herself. She later flees to London to have their son, Linton. Catherine, although being born and raised in Wuthering Heights, is later considered to be a part of Thrushcross Grange. When she is a child, she is bitten by a dog and must stay at Thrushcross Grange to get better. During this time, they train her to be a proper lady and she marries Edgar. While her story starts in Wuthering Heights and her being a free-running child, she is brought up to be a proper young lady high in society. Her Daughter, Cathy, is born and raised in Thrushcross Grange and later migrates over the Wuthering Heights to be with Linton then …show more content…
Heathcliff then takes him from Edgar and makes Linton his servant. Linton, a small sickly boy, becomes a pawn in Heathcliff’s game. Heathcliff is extremely shallow and is trying to inherit both Threshcross Grange and Wuthering Heights. When he discovers little Cathy, he forces Cathy and Linton to marry in order to gain the land when eventually Edgar dies. Throughout the years, Heathcliff has not changed at all. In fact, he has become worse. He becomes greedy and wants to take over both properties for his own gain. Just from the character descriptions, it is easy to tell who came from which family. But even their actions and personalities tell a lot about

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