Wuthering heights analysis Essay

1169 Words Sep 10th, 2013 5 Pages
“Terror made me cruel”(30). In Emily Bronte’s novel of Gothic fiction, Wuthering Heights, Bronte presents an almost convoluted idea of a supernatural role which would begin to play a significant part in aiding readers to unravel and appreciate the delicate plot of her story. Beginning in chapter three with the dreams explained by Mr. Lockwood, and dispersing amongst the remainder of the book through to the the end, the concepts of ghosts and the supernatural provide us with pivotal information that would lead us to later question the motives of various characters such as Heathcliff, and determine weather we could appreciate the novel in its entirety.With the accompaniment, but the necessity of the belief in such paranormal acquaintances, …show more content…
Terror made him cruel. The terror that arose from the pain he was burdened with the moment he entered the Earnshaw home; the pain the would grow following the death of Mr. Earnshaw. Once Hindley returned to Wuthering Heights to claim his inheritance, he immediately commenced on his path of revenge on Heathcliff, provoking Heathcliff’s right of an education, and insisting that Heathcliff spend his days working in the fields like a common laborer. This drastic devouring of Heathcliff’s social class would later lead him to lose the love of his life, Catherine Earnshaw to Mr. Linton, a man lacking in everything but the social graces. An undeniable terror would arise within Heathcliff, the terror of losing to an even greater extent whatever is left, the terror of having his heart ripped out again. This terror would bare Heathcliff’s ruthless persona, and desire for unseeingly high levels of control. As opposed to shaking off the memories of his cruel beginnings, he pulled on their wrists, extracting the hatred that would arise from such events, and rubbed his hatred against all of his counterparts until they began to bleed and suffer and until their blood would run to soak the remains of what was once white and pure like a bed sheet, so that is would transform into the contrary, a deep red pool of iniquity. Wuthering Heights as a

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