Hindley Earnshaw

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  • Wuthering Heights Cinematography Analysis

    The 1939 screen adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by William Wyler, tells the story of two troubled souls destined for a life of failed happily ever after. The story opens with Mr. Lockwood, the new garage tenant, appearing at Wuthering Heights to take Shelter from a storm. While there, he encounters the haunting spirit of Cathy, calling out to her love, Heathcliff. Unnerved, Mr. Lockwood tells his tale to Ellen, the housekeeper, who then recounts the story of the ill-fated lovers. Heathcliff, an orphan boy, is taken in by the father of Cathy and Hindley Earnshaw while on a business trip to Liverpool. Cathy has formed a strong bond with the filthy, young charge; however, Hindley resents…

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  • Wuthering Heights Chapter 1 Summary

    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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  • Revenge In Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

    Heathcliff’s revenge on Hindley came with no obstructions because Hindley Earnshaw was a drunk and had issues with gambling. Likewise, how Hindley deprived Heathcliff from an education, Heathcliff deprived Hareton, Hindley’s son, from an education by promising him that “the curate should have his –teeth dashed down his –throat, if he stepped over the threshold” (101). By preventing Hareton from gaining an education, Heathcliff is able to lessen Hareton’s rank and quality of life. Heathcliff’s…

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  • Heathcliff's Character Development In Wuthering Heights

    How does Heathcliff 's character develop from chapters one through to eight? The novel teases the reader into thinking that Heathcliff is more than what he seems; that his cruelty is merely an expression of his frustrated love for Cathrine Earnshaw or that his sinister behaviours serve to conceal the heart of a romantic hero. Throughout these chapters, we get the impression that as Heathcliff gets older, he loses his innocence and that the love for Cathrine isn 't as pure and is presented in a…

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  • How Does Heathcliff Abuse And Abuse In Wuthering Heights

    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, Catherine´s…

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  • Importance Of Social Status In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

    revenge the faults of others on ourselves” (BrainyQuote). In Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, the novel’s primary antagonist, Heathcliff, spends the majority of his life being angry. Heathcliff, an orphan adopted by the Earnshaws, a family of the gentry class in British society, falls in love with their daughter, Catherine. Therefore, Catherine’s eventual decision to marry Edgar Linton because of his social status, instead of her childhood lover Heathcliff, spurs him to seek reprisal.…

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  • Wuthering Heights: Literary Analysis

    nature, the house has vines covering the outer walls and weeds on the stone path. The Linton’s house and those in it, by contrast, are driven by social expectation, their home is orderly and well kept. The Linton family is refined by popular opinion and well mannered. The Earnshaw family starts out as genuinely decent people, but as time moves on they become more aggressive and less sensible. The family relationship begins to degrade when Mr. Earnshaw brings home an abandoned child, named…

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  • Theme Of Cruelty In Wuthering Heights

    To begin with It shows cruel love in not only the love Heathcliff and Catherine have and the things they have to go through but also in the way Isabella loves Heathcliff and he makes her suffer for the actions of her brother. In addition, it is a cruel passion because even though both Catherine and Heathcliff love each other Catherine is married and they still see each other which eventually leads her to her death because she is torn between two lovers. Finally, the cruel obsession can be seen…

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  • The Two Houses In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

    them together, or by inheriting the flaws or virtues. Heathcliff and Edgar Linton are direct representations of the Houses. Heathcliff is Wuthering Heights. All who reside at Wuthering Heights receive emotional and physical trauma unknowingly to the outside world. This is true for Heathcliff as well, “He held a silent combat with his inward agony,” (168). The houses name Wuthering describes how the house is located in a stormy area, therefore the house is weather beaten (4). In the same way…

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  • An Analysis Of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

    The central point of this story is mostly about Catharine 's and Heathcliff 's admiration for each other which turn out distasteful. At a young age, Heathcliff had been adopted by Mr. Earnshaw, who was at the time owner of a farmer of ‘Wuthering Heights. ' During that period, Heathcliff grew up with Earnshaw’s children, and including Catherine’s and Hindley’s. Also, Catherine fell in love with Heathcliff, but Hindley was jealous of Heathcliff’s close relationship with his adopted parent (Mr.…

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