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    psychoanalysis of the central character Heathcliff, critics are quick to use the aid of the theories brought forth by Sigmund Freud. Freud states that people’s personalities consist of three parts: the id, ego, and superego. It is only when these parts of a person’s psyche are in balance, that that individual can be mentally healthy. If some traumatic event causes a shift in power between these elements, it will lead to personality contortion. This is what occurs to Heathcliff in Wuthering Height; Catherine

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    to college. When he sends his own son away it shows how much he favours Heathcliff over his own son. Heathcliff was treated amazingly until Mr Earnshaw died. The estate was left to Hindley and his wife Frances. Heathcliff went from being treated as a prized son to a servant. Chapter 6: Hindley has always been jealous of heathcliff, at least that is what we are told from nelly. When Hindley inherits the manor he makes heathcliff into a servant who is no longer allowed education and must work in the

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    Wuthering Heights' Heathcliff "Wuthering Heights" centres on the story of Heathcliff. The first paragraph provides a vivid physical picture of him, as Lockwood describes how his "black eyes" withdraw suspiciously under his brows at Lockwood's approach. Nelly's story begins with his introduction into the Earnshaw family. His vengeful desire to do evil and his love for Catherine drive the entire plot. Heathcliff, however, defies being understood and it is difficult for the reader to resist

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    The Jealous Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights

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    The Jealous Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights Throughout Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff's personality could be defined as dark, menacing, and brooding. He is a dangerous character, with rapidly changing moods, capable of deep-seeded hatred, and incapable, it seems, of any kind of forgiveness or compromise. In the first 33 chapters, the text clearly establishes Heathcliff as an untamed, volatile, wild man and establishes his great love of Catherine and her usage of him as the source of his

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    With the death of Catherine, the reader is inclined to examine the causes. Cathy herself states that Edgar Linton and Heathcliff are the direct causes, and it is quite the possibility. Finally culminating in one rather brief, yet powerful confrontation, the clashing of Edgar and Heathcliff has been an issue between the two families ever since the day that Cathy and Heathcliff went playing in the moors and got caught at the Linton’s house. Calling him a gypsy and servant, Edgar Linton was disgraced

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    Cathy and Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights It seems to be a simple love story of two suffering souls - Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. But this love can hardly exist in reality - it's a fantasy of Emily Bronte, she created a sample of a real eternal passion - powerful and boundless. Only death seemed to be stronger than it. Though, after Cathy and Heathcliff are dead, these similar souls joined... There's no doubt in it. Remember Heathcliff's words: You teach me now how cruel

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    Throughout the frist volume Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, one of the main characters, Heathcliff is portrayed as someone filled with abhorrence. This idea is presented to the reader through different passages throughout the story. Isabella describes Heathcliff and the uses abhorrence as a key word in his rendition as a character. Isabella , “The adjective our gave mortal offence. He swore it was not, nor ever should be mine; and he’d – but I’ll not repeat his language, nor describe his habitual

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    Heights. When Mr. Earnshaw takes a trip to Liverpool, he returns with an orphan whom he christens “Heathcliff”. During their formative years, Catherine, Mr. Earnshaw’s daughter, plays with Heathcliff on the moors and becomes close with him. As a result, they form a special bond and Heathcliff and Catherine fall in love, unlike Hindley, Mr. Earnshaw’s son, who does not get along with Heathcliff. While Heathcliff benefits from his relationships, his connections are disadvantaged in terms of status, reputation

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    character Heathcliff; the abuse from Hindley and the Lintons in particular lead him to seek revenge to be seen as of equal worth and importance as those who bully him. First, Hindley abuses Heathcliff when Mr. Earnshaw first introduces him to the Earnshaw family in the beginning of the book. Mr. Earnshaw brings him home from a trip to Liverpool, and the rest of the family does not want to accept him as part of the family. Hindley in particular, quickly develops a hatred toward Heathcliff and proceeds

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    Hindley and Heathcliff share resentment for one another. Since Heatmhcliff became a part of his family at a young age, Hindley has been strongly jealous of him. With Heathcliff gaining Mr. Earnshaw’s (Hindley’s father) appreciation over Hindley, this caused tension to be built up by the bitterness and hatred. Heathcliff, having his adopted father’s appreciation, had power over Hindley and would constantly extort him or even threaten him. But, the strained relations between Heathcliff and Hindley

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