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    Catherine Earnshaw

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    Catherine Earnshaw Catherine Earnshaw is the daughter of Mr. Earnshaw and his wife; Catherine falls powerfully in love with Heathcliff, the orphan Mr. Earnshaw brings home from Liverpool. She was born at Wuthering Heights and was raised with her brother Hindley. Catherine loves Heathcliff so intensely that she claims they are the same person but does not marry him because Hindley has degraded him after their father's death so her desire for social advancement motivates her to marry Edgar Linton

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    this triangle is Catherine Linton Earnshaw. She struggles with the choice of either Heathcliff or Edgar. She is at war not only with these two men, but with herself. Constantly swinging between her innate, wild nature and her materialistic aspirations slowly corrodes Catherine’s delicate mind into insanity. Catherine copes with these conflicting emotions through projection, repression, sublimation and other defense mechanisms until they fail, leaving her in ruin. As a child, Catherine was a “wild, wicked

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    In the novel Wuthering Heights, we see that some of the characters have issues. Fortunately, Catherine Earnshaw is a fictional character, she has a few mental illnesses, but if she did exist in real life, she would be diagnosed with Depression, Bipolar, and Narcissistic. She is a difficult person to talk with since her mood always changes or is not interested in talking. Catherine Earnshaw suffers from Bipolar. One minute she is happy and then the next minute she sad or angry. Its extreme mood

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    back to Wuthering Heights by Mr. Earnshaw. His presence in Wuthering Heights overthrows the prevailing habits of the Earnshaw family, members of the family soon become involved in turmoil and fighting and family relationships become spiteful and hateful. Even on his first night, he is the reason Mr. Earnshaw breaks the toys he had bought for his children. "From the very beginning he bred bad feelings in the house". Heathcliff usurps the affections of Mr. Earnshaw to the exclusion of young Hindley-:

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    Heights for the owner of the manor, Mr. Earnshaw, and his family. One day, Mr. Earnshaw goes to Liverpool and returns home with an orphan boy whom he will raise with his own children. At first, the Earnshaw children—a boy named Hindley and his younger sister Catherine—detest the dark-skinned Heathcliff. But Catherine quickly comes to love him, and the two soon grow inseparable, spending their days playing on the moors. After his wife’s death, Mr. Earnshaw grows to prefer Heathcliff to his own son

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    the real world or what an author is thinking and making up.In Wuthering Heights there could be two different conflicts man vs. man, with the conflict between Heathcliff and Edgar, as well as a conflict of man vs. self, with the inner conflict that Catherine faces in deciding between Heathcliff and Edgar. Every story has conflicts, similarities, literary devices, cultural happenings, and even more. The question to be asked is ‘Why?’, ‘Why is there a conflict?’ or ‘Why is the author saying that?’. Upon

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    even doing a thing. Heathcliff's problems not only the affect the Earnshaw's but also their neighbors Edgar & Isabella Linton. Heathcliff comes to live with the Earnshaw's, which also includes their children Catherine and Hindley. As Graham Holderness states, "The 'gipsy brat' old Mr. Earnshaw brings home with him has neither name nor status, property nor possessions. He emerges from the darkness, which is the outside of the tightly-knit family system: an outsider who tests the family by introducing

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    revenge. In this story, Heathcliff spend most of his time planning his revenge instead of going after Catherine, who he loves. Being deeply in love with someone should show some kind of happiness for one another instead of seeking revenge. Heathcliff dedication for revenge is greater than the love he has for Catherine. An innocence gypsy boy grows up with the Earnshaw. As he grows up the Earnshaw and Linton families mistreat Heathcliff for so long. Revenge. Only shows us that getting back at everyone

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    Being an orphan, Heathcliff held neither family ties nor status nor land. Heathcliff was thought to be at the bottom of the food chain, yet Mr. Earnshaw had taken Heathcliff in as his own child. Heathcliff was the favored child of Mr. Earnshaw. Being as he was the adopted child, yet Mr. Earnshaw’s favorite, both Hindley and Catherine envied Heathcliff. Catherine had overcome her initial jealousy and became Heathcliff’s friend and eventual ... ... middle of paper ... ...f was missing what Edgar Linton

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    Mr. Earnshaw’s children, Catherine and Hindley Earnshaw, quickly develop their own opinions of Heathcliff. He and Catherine become friends and playmates in a short amount of time. Bronte makes evident Catherine’s feelings for Heathcliff in saying “She was much too fond of Heathcliff. The greatest punishment we could invent

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    Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

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    tragic. According to SparkNotes, “Catherine and Heathcliff’s passion for one another seems to be the center of Wuthering Heights given it is stronger and more lasting than any other emotion displayed in the novel’s plot.” The beauty of it can be seen when both Catherine and Heathcliff are at a young age and they soon start to have feelings for each other. Their love is not strong enough to stop Catherine marrying Edgar Linton, the oldest of the Linton’s family. Catherine is pregnant with her and Edgar’s

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    and Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, there are two significant female characters. In Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth is the protagonist; she is the second oldest of her five sisters. She is honest, witty, and usually has good judgment of people. Catherine is the main female character of the first half of Wuthering Heights. She is impulsive, ill tempered, and wild due to the conflict she has having between being two people; while she is around Linton she is well behaved, and in front of Heathcliff

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    Hareton vs. Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights

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    upbringings. Heathcliff was “adopted by Mr. Earnshaw after Mr. Earnshaw found him wandering the streets of Liverpool (Bronte 40-42) and Hareton was “fathered” by Heathcliff as seen when Hareton refers to Heathcliff as “Devil Daddy” to Nelly (109). Heathcliff was abhorred by his adopted brother Hindley, and Hindley could not contemplate why his father took in such an “abominable creature” and treated “it” better than his own pure blood (42-43). When Mr. Earnshaw discovered that Hindley tormented and mistreated

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    more than one element of a gothic novel and that is craziness, obsession and villain heroes. The novel is formed around the two similar love stories of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff and the young Catherine Linton and Hareton Earnshaw. The motif of this book is full of doubles and repetitions; it has two protagonists as mentions earlier, Catherine and Heathcliff, two narrators, Mr. Lockwood and Nelly, and two houses, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. In spite of all this, Emily Bronte wasn’t

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    reformed characteristics, while Heathcliff is often given the characteristics of savagery━rough, raw. and often animalistic. During times of heightened emotion, he is described as “not like a man, but like a savage beast” (Brontë 163). The night that Catherine gets into a fiery argument with Heathcliff and then becomes engaged to Edgar, there is a distinct moment that captures this stark difference, as Heathcliff is exiting the room, and Edgar is entering. Edgar is described with positive connotations

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    relationship between Catherine and Heathcliff. From the start of the chapter, Brontë begins building suspense. After Lockwood has retired to his bed, he has several puzzling and uncomfortable experiences. For example, ‘Writing scratched on the paint repeated in all kinds of characters large and small - Catherine Earnshaw, here and there varied to Catherine Heathcliff, and then again to Catherine Linton’ This quote builds on prior knowledge of the mysterious ‘Catherine’. This is Lockwood’s

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    appears to be separate from the rest of society. All marriages, with the exception of Hindley and Frances, are arranged within the Earnshaws and Lintons. Wuthering Heights is an old, rustic looking house. Thrushcross Grange is well kept and well furnished house. Both reflect the personalities of its occupants. The wild moors attract the wild spirits of both Catherine and Heathcliff. THEMES: A strong theme in Wuthering Heights is love versus hate. There is love between the various members of

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    Trapped in the Body of Society

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    portrays a headstrong young woman with the potential for heroism in Catherine Earnshaw, the novel proves that destruction and chaos emerge when patriarchal society tries to tame women and bring them out of their natural, free state. At Wuthering Heights, Catherine finds herself in her freest state unaware of the patriarchal society she lives in. Living in a male dominated home after her mother had passed away, Catherine Earnshaw lives most of her childhood unaware of her duties assigned to her by

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    The Presence of Heathcliff The calamities between the Lintons and the Earnshaws provide the readers with the bleak and austere aura of the Gothic era and, thus, explain the various themes expressed in the novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Brontë. The two families are similar by their aristocracy, but the conflicts between the characters provide insight into many underlying meanings throughout the novel. Heathcliff’s arrival at Wuthering Heights carries on the plot of the story, allowing the

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    Feminist Criticism

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    century. Specifically in Lyn Pykett’s, Changing the Names: The Two Catherines, a strong feminist perspective is explored. In her criticism she goes through many different analyses of Catherine Earnshaw-Linton and her daughter Cathy and what they represent in regard to a women’s power and social expectations in the nineteenth century. Pykett says that the two Catherines represent women’s true nature according to Brontë. Catherine Earnshaw-Linton is faced with the choice between two men but chooses based

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