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    Also, she chose Edgar Linton to get married with, although her love for him was not comparable to her love for Heathcliff. Every single one of these events led Heathcliff to close and harden himself. He longed for love and thus considered revenge the only justice when he was rejected by others. Isabella, sister of Edgar, shortly after Heathcliff’s return, fell in love with him thanks to her fascination with the Heathcliff’s richly endowed Byronic qualities. Heathcliff, even though he despised her, married her as a mean of revenge. Moreover, he kept Cathy, the only daughter of his beloved Catherine, and Nelly at the Wuthering Heights until he successfully forced Cathy to agree to get married with his son Linton (who suffered from weakness, sickness and was likely to die soon) to become a landowner of not only Wuthering Heights but also Thrushcross Grange. Heathcliff hated her and all of these marriage plans were just about his revenge around her because she inherited her mother’s beauty and strong-will…

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    Moors In Wuthering Heights

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    Wuthering Heights is a “wild” place with wide open areas, a wet place and also with infertile land. Furthermore, Wuthering Heights can be: The Moors. At the beginning of the novel Heathcliff and Catherine lived there. Later in the story Catherine marries Edgar Linton and started living at Trushcross Grange. On the other hand, Thrushcross Grange its a more advanced area, with people with better manners. Its a town were we can call people: civilized. At Thrushcross Grange, we have the Linton’s.…

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    Character Comparison: Younger Heathcliff vs. Older Heathcliff Wuthering Heights is a novel written by Emily Brontë, published in the year 1847. Wuthering Heights – a farmhouse – is the location of where the novel is set, along with the property of the Lintons, Thrushcross Grange. The main themes in the novel are jealousy (caused by love) and vengeance. There is an ongoing feud between two families, the Earnshaws and the Lintons over the inheritance of property. In Wuthering Heights, one of the…

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    Heathcliff eavesdrops and hears this, which causes him to run away from Wuthering Heights and seek riches. Catherine grows sad over this and ends up marrying Edgar Linton instead. When Heathcliff comes back, he is rich and powerful. Catherine still has love for him, which makes Edgar feel insecure. Hindley lets Heathcliff stay at Wuthering Heights because Hindley has gone into gambling and wants Heathcliff’s money. Catherine is then forced to choose between Heathcliff and Edgar by Edgar as…

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    Catherine and Heathcliff become close and go on an excursion to scare Edgar and Isabella Linton, the two snobbish and cowardly children of Thrushcross Grange. Catherine is bitten by a dog, and forced to stay at the estates. Catherine returns in five weeks, having developed a crush on Edgar Linton, which complicates her and Heathcliff’s relationship. Despite her love for Heathcliff, Catherine’s desire to advance in class reasons her to marry Edgar Linton. Heathcliff runs away and returns three…

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    For instance, near the end of the book, where Heathcliff is starting to decline, he claims that he no longer cares for the two remaining representatives of the Lintons and the Earnshaws. While talking to his long companion Ellen Dean, Heathcliff says, “I get levers and mattocks working like Hercules, and when everything is ready, and in my power, I find the will to lift a slate off either roof has vanished! My old enemies have not beaten me; now would be the precise time to revenge myself on…

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    Wuthering Heights Analysis

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    motivations-- whether it be love, fear, or spite. Heathcliff, a gypsy boy that is adopted by the Earnshaws, rises to power throughout the years because he seeks revenge against his family and the Lintons. Heathcliff’s revenge is driven by hate for his social standing- he is unable to be with his true love, Catherine, because he is too poor. The assassination of Heathcliff right before he fulfills his wish to take over both Wuthering Heights and the Grange would allow both houses to live in…

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    Earnshaw loves Heathcliff, but marries Edgar Linton instead. The story’s narrator Ellen Dean, a housemaid, describes Catherine as dramatic and manipulative. She believes Catherine uses her emotions as a ploy to get her way. Catherine's husband Edgar would disagree. In his eyes Catherine uses her intellect and emotions to prove a point, but these emotions at times do alarm him. Both Ellen and Edgar believe Catherine is manipulative, but each views her tactics and motives differently. …

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    Containing a multitude of ideas and themes, Wuthering Heights raises the question: what is Emily Brontë’s purpose that she wants the reader to grasp? It is plausible that the message pertains to women and the struggles encountered during that time. Brontë utilizes her characters in Wuthering Heights to show women’s struggles with being regarded as inferior to men in misogynistic, Victorian England. Brontë gives the reader a glimpse of the laws in effect that display the restrictions set on…

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    Heathcliff Abuse

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    Wuthering Heights, a novel written by Emily Brontë, illustrates the drama of the Earnshaw and Linton families over two generations. Heathcliff, a formerly abused orphan from Liverpool, influences many of the key events described in Wuthering Heights. His undying love for Catherine Earnshaw drives the plot of the novel accompanied with his prior history of abuse lead Heathcliff to commit acts, such as abusing his own relatives and forcing a marriage between his niece and son. In Emily Brontë’s…

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