Wuthering Heights is related as a series of narratives which are themselves told to the narrator, a gentleman named Lockwood. Lockwood rents a fine house and park called Thrushcross Grange in Yorkshire, and gradually learns more and more about the histories of two local families. This is what he learns from a housekeeper, Ellen Dean , who had been with one of the two families for all of her life:. In around , a gentleman-farmer named Earnshaw went from his farm, Wuthering Heights, to Liverpool on a business trip.
How Does Emily Bronte Present the Character Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights?
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In a drunken rage, Hindley accidentally drops Hareton over the banister, but luckily, Heathcliff is present and catches the baby. Later, in the kitchen, Catherine speaks to Nelly. Thinking they are alone, Catherine tells Nelly that Edgar asked her to marry him and that she accepted. Catherine explains that she cannot marry Heathcliff because Hindley has degraded him so much; however, she expresses her love for Heathcliff. She prefaces her remarks with "It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff," and these are the words he overhears. Catherine continues, that Heathcliff will never know how much she loves him and that "he's more myself than I am. Heathcliff leaves Wuthering Heights that night and disappears for three years.
It is , and the narrator, Mr. Lockwood , relates how he has just returned from a visit to his new landlord, Mr. Lockwood, a self-described misanthropist, is renting Thrushcross Grange in an effort to get away from society following a failure at love.
Heathcliff The main character. Orphaned as a child, he is constantly on the outside, constantly losing people. Although he and Catherine Earnshaw profess that they complete each other, her decision to marry Edgar Linton almost destroys their relationship.