Essays Tagged: "Edgar Linton"

Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights"

em apart, whether it be the restrictions of socail class, Hindley, or later Catherine's marriage to Edgar Linton.Catherine remains at the Grange for five weeks, until Christmas, and during that time M ... fair skin, and was dressed, and behaved as well, and had a chance of being as rich as he will be!" Edgar has become a bitter rival of Heathcliffs' and he stands as a new obstacle in the way of Cather ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

y is going to be about the comparisons between the two main characters of the novel, Heathcliff and Edgar. I will also study how Emily Bronte builds up tension between certain characters and how they ... ey react to this.Throughout the book Heathcliff is clearly the typical male character of the novel. Edgar Linton however is clearly the complete opposite of this. When describing Edgar descriptions li ...

(7 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Marriages in "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

story of characters, which do not belong together, are the marriages between Catherine Earnshaw and Edgar Linton and between Isabelle Linton and Heathcliff. People, who marry in haste or for the wrong ... the novel Heathcliff shows that he despises her. Heathcliff only marries Isabelle to get revenge on Edgar and gain the fortunes of Wuthering Heights. We know this because he keeps her away from her br ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights Themes & Plot Development

ected by Catherine, Heathcliff leaves to make his fortune. When he returns, Catherine is married to Edgar Linton, but she still feels deeply attached to Heathcliff. Disaster follows for the two famili ...

(2 pages) 52 3 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review of "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

e was the one who treated Heathcliff as a servant, preventing Catherine from marrying him. He hated Edgar Linton as he married Catherine and broke up the two of them. This was why he eloped with Isabe ... after he had died.The other important character in this story is Catherine. If she had not accepted Edgar's marriage proposal, this tragedy would not have happened. When Catherine came home from Thrus ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Description of Wuthering Heights

nge is a more cultivated, calm house, situated in a valley of the moors. Its inhabitants, including Edgar Linton, are generally more refined, with more morals and calmer attitudes than those of Wuther ... is a character that creates the conflict throughout the whole book and between the two characters, Edgar and Heath cliff. To clarify more that Catherine is torn between her love for Heathcliff and he ...

(4 pages) 41 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explore the varying ways in which Bronte and Hardy present the idea of freedom in the societies they create.

o much for love but for social reasons. In 'Wuthering Heights', Catherine Earnshaw chooses to marry Edgar Linton even though she is very much in love with Heathcliff. As she says: "It would degrade me ... ayed freely on the moors. However, so as to appear to be conforming to society's rules, she marries Edgar Linton and this choice leads to tragic consequences. A similar situation occurs in 'The Return ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Character of Heathcliff in the novel, Wuthering Heights

rk long, hard hours in the fields. Another character that Heathcliff demonstrates his revenge on is Edgar Linton. Edgar married Catherine Hareton, who Heathcliff was madly in love with, and as a resul ... n, who Heathcliff was madly in love with, and as a result, Heathcliff decides to take venegeance on Edgar by marrying his sister, Isabella.A second theme that is related to the character of Heathcliff ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison of Setting between Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre

"light hair." The residents of this house have much lighter-sounding names than those in Heights -- Edgar and Isabella. Isabella and Edgar Linton are well behaved and gentle, as refined and civilized ... arked decadence and gentility.[2] Catherine Earnshaw is willful, wild, and strong (masculine) while Edgar Linton is described as weak person (feminine). Heathcliff is always out of place at Grange bec ...

(10 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nature vs. Nurture in Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights".

tory of Heathcliff, the sadistic protagonist of Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" is so upset that Edgar Linton does not want his lovely daughter, Cathy, to hear it. Heathcliff and Cathy, two promin ... spirit" of Heathcliff. Nelly describes Cathy as a sheltered, gentle, book-loving young daughter of Edgar. In addition, Cathy is said to be extremely well mannered within this section. Edgar tries t ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

nton could never be as great as her love for Heathcliff as shown by "I've no more business to marry Edgar Linton than I have to be in heaven; and if the wicked man in there had not brought Heathcliff ... be Mrs. Linton were such a price demanded! He'll be as much to me as he has been all his lifetime. Edgar must shake off his antipathy, and tolerate him, at least. He will, when he learns my true feel ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast the two Catherine's in the novel.

ed deeply. For Catherine, she loved Heathcliff deeply. She would like to sacrifice herself marrying Edgar Linton for helping Heathcliff. She said to Nelly, "Heathcliff shall never know how I love him; ... ne didn't behave like a high- educated lady. She ran out and played naughtily. For young Catherine, Edgar never let young Catherine went out for Heathcliff was near Thrushcross Grange. Once young Cath ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Do you agree Catherine Earnshaw in "Wuthering Heights" has both good and bad traits?

e still flew herself to him and kissed him. She asked, " Heathcliff, have you forgotten me ? " When Edgar Linton was having dinner with Hindley and Catherine, Heathcliff came in and dashed hot apple j ... was having dinner with Hindley and Catherine, Heathcliff came in and dashed hot apple juice against Edgar's face and neck. This made Hindley very angry. He hit Heathcliff. Catherine cared of both Heat ...

(9 pages) 50 2 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss the representation of children in "Wuthering Heights".

wants to be a good boy. He longs to change, in order to be loved by Catherine. We see how he envies Edgar Linton. We also see how he longs to look more like him. Heathcliff is obviously now aware of h ... ere Catherine and the Lintons will be. All of Heathcliff's hopes are dashed, and he is furious when Edgar Linton insults him. We see a rather violent side to Heathcliff when he throws hot apple sauce ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Role play question on "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte. Pretend you are Catherine, write letters to three major characters.

Letter to EdgarDear Edgar,What could I say about you? You are nothing to me. Don't you feel ashamed to drive m ... hich you choose." Do you know this made me really confused? I did not like people to force me! You, Edgar Linton, I would not forget the way you demanded me to answer your question. I want to tell you ... But I knew you want to say that, Catherine was so selfish that she only had Heathcliff in her mind. Edgar, sometimes, I did think I loved you. Unfortunately, you were not the one I loved the most.But, ...

(12 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Criticle study of texts: "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

pressure placed on Cathy to marry someone of equal social significance is what forces her to marry Edgar instead of Heathcliff despite her deep love for Heathcliff, even though she had:"... no more b ... Heathcliff despite her deep love for Heathcliff, even though she had:"... no more business to marry Edgar Linton than I have to be in heaven; and if that wicked man in there had not brought him so low ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

True love of Catherine Earnshaw and Edgar Linton and Heathcliff: "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

gst critics with respect to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights has been Catherine's decision to marry Edgar instead of Heathcliff. Her reasons to marry Edgar Linton foreshadow the beginning of the end a ... f's love for Catherine is blind, and Catherine, is to some extent the same, as she decides to marry Edgar for Heathcliff's benefit and this explains why Heathcliff and Catherine were not meant for thi ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Evolution of heathcliff in wut

by Hindly.Later in the novel, after Heathcliff has acquired an education and refinement, he visits Edgar and Catherine and surprises everyone with his friendly nature and entertaining demeanor. "Are ... difference from the young Heathcliff who ran off angry and humiliated when Catherine chose to marry Edgar instead of him. Heathcliff's return is a result of his need to see Catherine. It is an uncontr ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Evolution of heathcliff in wut

ly. Later in the novel, after Heathcliff has acquired an education and refinement, he visits Edgar and Catherine and surprises everyone with his friendly nature and entertaining demeanor. "Are ... difference from the young Heathcliff who ran off angry and humiliated when Catherine chose to marry Edgar instead of him. Heathcliff's return is a result of his need to see Catherine. It is an uncontr ...

(5 pages) 719 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brief Summary of theNovel (*The adjective wuthering is in Yorkshire

a sheltered valley. Likewise the people living there are gentle and calm.Catherine finally marries Edgar Linton a gentleman from Thrushcross Grange despite her emotions for Heathcliff.Heathcliff depa ... hy. Struck by illness and mental turmoil Catherine dies.Heathcliff decides to avenge on Hindley and Edgar.He marries Edgars's sister Isabella and turns Hindley into a drunkard and a gambler winning al ...

(4 pages) 944 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature