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    Heathcliff Abuse

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    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 Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff’s otherwise unreasonable actions are driven by his love for Catherine Earnshaw, his history of abuse, and desire for revenge upon Hindley and even Catherine. Heathcliff’s love for Catherine drives him into committing irrational…

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    enables one to realize that he or she should not be criticizing others around them. For example, in the novel, readers learn that Heathcliff dedicated many years of his life attempting to live happily ever after with the love of his life, Catherine—even after her death. Not to mention that in the beginning of the novel, Heathcliff is portrayed as a homeless orphan, in the streets of Liverpool, England.…

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    This is a struggle the character Heathcliff goes through daily. Heathcliff's inner elemental force is a strong storm which well reflects his true colours. Heathcliff is an obsessive character who has evident savage,wild and complex traits to his personality. Though his wild and savage storm it means that he will have clashes with other storms which will end up in destruction and pain. One of the major clashes between two elemental forces is between the characters of Hindley and Heathcliff. When…

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    In the novel Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff is affected culturally because of his rank. He was adopted into the Earnshaw family as an orphan, and his adoptive brother, hindley immediately takes a disliking to him because he was an orphan. Because Heathcliff is constantly treated as though he is inferior by Hindley he begins to develop a longing for revenge and inevitably goes insane, this illuminates the meaning of the work as a whole by highlighting one of the overarching themes, revenge. When…

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    Throughout the novel Heathcliff struggles with his position and social status in the Earnshaw household after the death of Mr. Earnshaw. He wants to progress forward in his education and gain respect from the residents of Wuthering Heights but he gets nowhere with Hindley 's abuse and mistreatment and Catherine´s coercion. There are several limits that Heathcliff tries to overcome to rise above his status as a homeless orphan and later a slave with no education. Hindley´s abuse and degradation,…

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    revenge is most significantly distinguished in Heathcliff, the protagonist. Through the vindictive actions presented, Brontë revealed that while some victims were too broken to retaliate most perpetrators and victims prioritized redeeming their pride and dignity instead of striving for their own well-being. The cycle of revenge, is begun…

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    Heathcliff's Motivation

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    very start of the plot to the end and reoccurs every time another successful plan happens. It is so needed for Heathcliff, that the revenge continues for 2 generations. His whole life becomes based off of trying to make others feel bad, that eventually it backfires. The thought of getting revenge on the characters starts as soon as the novel starts with a backflash on the childhood of Heathcliff and Hindley. Heathcliff was an orphan and Hindley disliked that he got more attention from…

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    out the story. The character Heathcliff starts out in the beginning of the story as a reserved boy who has no money, name, or family. Mr. Earnshaw brought him to live at Wuthering Heights and that is where his insatiable love for Cathy begins. It is almost as if right when Heathcliff and Cathy saw each other they were put under spell. He then grows up being loved by Mr. Earnshaw and causing mischief with Cathy any chance he gets. During this…

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    undeniable friendship. Straight from the beginning, it starts about the different hurt, and evil some character are willing to show. During that time frame love so different from what we call love today. Heathcliff was filled with a lot of mix emotions when it came to how he acted toward…

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    This essay will discuss Catherine and Heathcliff 's development as characters through the two key settings of the Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights. Focusing on their characteristics of pride, anger, passion and resentment which are developed through the key factors of love and the Heights chaotic and dangerous nature. This will be contrasted to the civilised representation of culture in which the Grange exemplifies. Catherine relationship with the Grange began when she was mauled by a…

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