In it, Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff grow up together in a dysfunctional household marked by physical abuse and alcoholism. They often escape together to their beloved moors, like two wild creatures.
Dean, Nelly, why she can never marry Heathcliff. She would love to marry him, but because her brother, Hindley, has given Heathcliff the status of servant, she cannot. Heathcliff only hears her say, "It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now," and does not hear her professes her love for him.
He, at these words, leaves Wuthering Heights and does not return for three years. Catherine feels that Heathcliff and she are soul mates; people who are destined to be a part of each other's lives. Instead she marries Edgar Linton, because he has social position and money. She hopes she can uses both of these attributes to help Heathcliff become a successful man.
Little does she know her actions will taint Heathcliff's entire life and ruin her life.
She does not know of Heathcliff's plot for revenge against Edgar, because he married Catherine and not Heathcliff. Dean the real reason Heathcliff married her. The eighteen year-old girl thought she was marrying the man of her dreams, only to find she had entered into a nightmare of a marriage.
Heathcliff didn't love her, in fact, he despised her. He only wanted to cause heartache and pain for Edgar Linton, Isabella's brother. She is defiant and pledges she will die before she gives Heathcliff the pleasure of power over her brother, unfortunately that is exactly what happens.
She dies thirteen years after having Heathcliff's son, Linton. She gave guardianship of the boy to her brother, but Heathcliff claims his son. He uses the boy to gain control over Edgar's land by having Linton marry Edgar's daughter. Dean, Chapter 16, p. Dean is explaining to Mr.
Lockwood the fate of Catherine Linton. She died on the same day she and Heathcliff had a tumultuous reunion. She blamed Heathcliff and Edgar for her weakened health, because they had both broken her heart.
After their argument was over, they held each other and professed their love for each other. She would not let him leave even as her husband returned home. She was unconscious by the time Edgar found her in Heathcliff's arms.
He returned her to her husband, but he would not leave the property till the next morning, after he found out she was dead. Linton-that Earnshaw had mortgaged every yard of land he owned, for cash to supply his mania for gaming; and he, Heathcliff, was the mortgagee.
Dean, Chapter 17, p. Dean explains how Heathcliff gained control of Hareton's inheritance. Hareton upon his father, Hindley's, death should have inherited Wuthering Heights and all its lands.
Instead, Heathcliff received it all because he held the mortgage to it. He used Hindley's weakness, after the death of his wife, to gain control of Wuthering Heights. He eventually used his wiles to gain control of Thrushcross Grange also, by having his son will him all his and his wife's lands.
Because his son had married Edgar Linton's daughter, he succeeded in gaining some revenge against Edgar for marrying Catherine Earnshaw.Nelly feels bad for Heathcliff, because although Mr. Earnshaw and Catherine love Heathcliff, Mrs. Earnshaw’s feelings are more neutral; it is Hindley who loathes Heathcliff and treats him horribly.
In the novel Wuthering Heights, Edgar Linton does love Catherine, yet he can never truly have her love because they do not share the passion she has with Heathcliff. Catherine will always be in. destructive relationship between orphaned Heathcliff and Catherine. Wuthering Heights repeats cycles of relationships from the 1st generation of the Linton’s, Earnshaw’s, and Heathcliff’s transferred on to their children, the 2nd generation- Linton, Hareton, and the 2nd Catherine.
Catherine is the daughter of his true love, Catherine Earnshaw and her husband Edgar Linton. Linton is Heathcliff's son with his wife, Isabella Linton, Edgar's sister.
By having the two marry he has the chance to have control over Edgar's house and land after he dies. True love of Catherine Earnshaw and Edgar Linton and Heathcliff: "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte but there was a sickly peevishness in his aspect that Edgar Linton never had.” The adjectives “pale”, “delicate” and “effeminate” give the audience an image of how unwell he looks.
Why does Hareton Earnshaw love Heathcliﬀ? Nevertheless, Heathcliff does, in revenge, set out to do to Hareton what Hindley did to him: to degrade him by denying him an education.