Kevin McNally as Mr. Heathcliff overhears her say that it would "degrade" her to marry him but not how much she loves himand he runs away and disappears without a trace. Catherine is delighted, but Edgar is not.
Characters[ edit ] Heathcliff: The following year, Edgar becomes very ill and takes a turn for the worse while Nelly and Cathy are out on the moors, where Heathcliff and Linton trick them into entering Wuthering Heights. She explains that she moved to Wuthering Heights to replace the housekeeper, Zillah, who had left.
Linton and Cathy begin a secret friendship, echoing the childhood friendship between their respective parents, Heathcliff and Catherine. Ending chapters 32 to 34 [ edit ] Eight months later, Lockwood returns to the area by chance.
The protagonists, Cathy and Heathcliff, form a love that is dark and destructive and affects the lives of everyone around them. Some critics have argued that her decision to marry Edgar Linton is allegorically a rejection of nature and a surrender to culture, a choice with unfortunate, fateful consequences for all the other characters.
Although not much of his character is known, he seems to be a rough but honest person. The son of Heathcliff and Isabella. While their friendship develops, Heathcliff begins to act strangely and has visions of Catherine.
The main narrator of the novel, Nelly is a servant to three generations of the Earnshaws and two of the Linton family. During his convalescence, he and Cathy overcome their mutual antipathy and become close. The stone above the front door of Wuthering Heights, bearing the name Earnshaw, is inscribed, presumably to mark the completion of the house.
Hareton has an accident and is confined to the farmhouse. Critics have discussed how far her actions as an apparent bystander affect the other characters and how much her narrative can be relied on.
Hareton tries to be kind to Cathy, but she withdraws from the world. Cast and characters[ edit ] Primary characters[ edit ] Tom Hardy as Heathcliff — Heathcliff, an orphan, is brought to Wuthering Heights as a child after Mr Earnshaw finds him living rough on the streets of Liverpool.
He has an ambiguous position in society, and his lack of status is underlined by the fact that "Heathcliff" is both his given name and his surname. Isabella is seen only in relation to other characters, although some insight into her thoughts and feelings is provided by the chapter, a long letter to Ellen, detailing her arrival at Wuthering Heights after her marriage to Heathcliff.
At first he is resented by his foster siblings, Catherine and Hindley Earnshaw. Snowed in, Lockwood is grudgingly allowed to stay and is shown to a bedchamber, where he notices books and graffiti left by a former inhabitant named Catherine.
The Lintons are landed gentryand Catherine is influenced by their elegant appearance and genteel manners.
She seems unsure whether she is, or wants to become, more like Heathcliff, or aspires to be more like Edgar. She returns to the Grange to see her father shortly before he dies. Hindley dissipates his wealth and mortgages the farmhouse to Heathcliff to pay his debts.
Catherine stays with the Lintons. From childhood to adulthood, Cathy and Heathcliff are inseparable; until she meets Edgar. Earnshaw — Kindly father of Catherine and Hindley, Mr Earnshaw brings home the orphan Heathcliff to Wuthering Heights, little realising the full ramifications of his good-hearted actions will plague both the boy and his daughter.
Three years later Earnshaw dies, and Hindley becomes the landowner; he is now master of Wuthering Heights.The root of Heathcliff's motivation to take revenge is unrequited love. Though there is great suggestion at the start of the novel that Catherine loves Heathcliff, she can't allow herself to marry.
Hindley started the whole revenge cycle by mistreating Heathcliff in the first place. His envy of Mr.
Earnshaw's love for the orphan sets off a. Wuthering Heights Video Even though the novel is a great (if twisted) romance, Brontë doesn't follow the strict guidelines of the genre: the revenge plot is just as powerful—if not more so—than the love that pulls Catherine and Heathcliff together.
Based on the classic novel by Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights is a story of love, obsession, hate and revenge. The protagonists, Cathy and Heathcliff, form a love that is dark and destructive and affects the lives of everyone around them.
Heathcliff is a character in Emily Bronte's ''Wuthering Heights''. His Romantic and Byronic traits lead him to seek vengeance. We will look at his primary relationship and how it.
Hindley takes revenge on Heathcliff for taking his place at Wuthering Heights by denying him an education, and in the process separates Heathcliff and Catherine. Heathcliff then takes revenge upon Hindley by, first, dispossessing Hindley of Wuthering Heights and by denying an education to Hareton, Hindley's son.Download