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Transcript of WUTHERING HEIGHTS
- He is a foundling
- He falls in love with
- Powerful, fierce
and cruel man
- Daughter of Mr. Earnshaw
- Beautiful, spoiled, arrogant
- She loves Heatcliff
- Social ambition
- She marry Edgar Linton
flash back to the 1770's
- Catherine's husband
- Cowardly man
- The ideal gentleman
- Edgar vs Heatcliff
The Destructiveness of a Love that Never Changes
center of Wuthering Heights
Source of most of the major conflicts in the novel
Blameful love or romantics heroes?
The Precariousness of Social Class
Marriage of interest
The iportance of consideration of status
Heathcliff's death in the 1802
After marriage between Heathcliff and Isabelle
- Edgar Linton's sister
- She falls in love with Heatcliff
- maltreated by Heatcliff
-Brother of Catherine
- He despised Heatcliff
-He abused the young Heatcliff
- He lapses into alcoholism and dissipation
LOVE BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE
LOVE FOR SELF
SCENE OF PASSION AND CRUELTY
REAL WORLD SETTING
DESCRIBES CHARACTER'S MOODS
- The son of Hindley
- Heatcliff assumes his custody
- Good heart, desire to improve himself
INTRODUCE TO THE READER THE SITUATION
characters, place and themes organized into pairs
bilateralism of Catherine
two narrator: Nelly and Lockwood
time seems to run in cycle
The Conflict Between Nature and Culture
Catherine and Heathcliff governed by passion
Wuthering Heights symbolize wildeness
culture, refinement, convention and cultivation
Heathcliff and Catherine declare their eternal love to each other.
Catherine become ill and crazy, gives birth to a child: Cathy and, then, she dies.
Even Isabelle has a baby: Linton.
Heathcliff becomes the Wuthering Heigths' owner because of the Hindley's death.
12 years later, Isabelle has died, so Heathcliff takes care of his son, Linton Heathcliff, even if he hates him, just for a future economic interest.
Indeed, he persuades his son Linton Heathcliff and Cathy to get married so he can own both Wuthering Height and Trushcross Grange.
Then, both Edgar Linton and Linton Heathcliff die, his father does not care about it.
This is the point of the story when Mr. Lookwood arrives.
Cathy gets interested in Hareton, even if he is disacculturated.
Heathcliff claims to see Catherine's ghost and he wants to hug her one last time before he dies.
When it happens, he is buried next to her.
Mr. Lookwood do not believe to what the people say: finally Heathcliff and Catherine are free to love each other.
Mr. Earnshaw and his family live at Wuthering Heights.
Mr. Earnshaw goes to Liverpool and comes back with an orphan boy.
Heathcliff and Catherine are in love.
Mr. Earnshaw death: Hindley inherits Wuthering Heights and Heathcliff is treated as a servant.