Wuthering Heights:By Emily Bronte Heathcliff The Victim

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Osborne 1Wuthering Heights:Heathcliff the VictimIn the novel called Wuthering Heights: written by Emily Bronte there is a character named Heathcliff. Heathcliff is one of the main in this novel and he is a very important character in this novel. Heathcliff is a victim in this book, he has a horrid upbringing and everyone he got to know in life treated him like he was nothing. He was reduced to a servant, no education, and no friends and couldn't even be with the one he loved because the all conspired to ruin what he and Catherine had.When Mr. Earnshaw dies is when Heathcliff's horrible childhood begins, now that he is dead Hindley is now the controller of Wuthering Heights for his ...view middle of the document...

Whatever our soulsare made of, his and mine are the same; andLinton's is as different as a moonbeam fromlightning, or frost from fire.Osborne 3Then he might not have run away for years, horribly hurt. He would have realized just how much she did love him, but just could not be with him.Later in the book when Heathcliff is seeking revenge on all and becoming extremely cruel and turning into what most readers would think of as the villain now, he does all this because of all that he's been through. He does it because of his incredibly strong pain from the love he has for Catherine. And although he is trying his best to make everyone around him miserable we can still sympathize with him to some extent. I.e.-When Heathcliff treats Isabella horribly, we don't seem to mind much because our minds are really on the passion of Heathcliff and Catherine. We don't care if he and Isabella work out because we already know with his love for Catherine it won't happen.Also, when Catherine finally dies in chapter 16 after giving birth to her only Daughter/child, Heathcliff finds out about her death. He was very upset of the fact that he was not th...


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