He is more mature, but his hatred of Heathcliff remains the same. Catherine is delighted, but Edgar is not. He finds Nelly living at Wuthering Heights and enquires what has happened since he left. She rides over the moors to Wuthering Heights and discovers that she has not one but two cousins: Having come into a vast and mysterious wealth, he deviously lends money to the drunken Hindley, knowing that Hindley will increase his debts and fall into deeper despondency.
Characters[ edit ] Heathcliff: Nelly remembers her childhood. Although one of the more sympathetic characters of the novel, she is also somewhat snobbish against Hareton and his lack of education.
The son of Hindley and Frances, raised at first by Nelly but soon by Heathcliff. After being discovered, they try to run away, but are caught. Nelly finds out about the letters. 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.
After his visit to the Heights, Lockwood becomes ill Wuthering heights reading log is confined to his bed for some length of time. Soon after she arrives, Linton dies. As he gets ready to leave, he passes the graves of Catherine, Edgar, and Heathcliff and pauses to contemplate the quiet of the moors.
Earnshaw brings Heathcliff to live at Wuthering Heights. Linton and Cathy begin a secret friendship, echoing the childhood friendship between their respective parents, Heathcliff and Catherine. The stone above the front door of Wuthering Heights, bearing the name Earnshaw, is inscribed, presumably to mark the completion of the house.
Edgar visits Catherine while Hindley is away, and they declare themselves lovers soon afterwards. Catherine marries him instead of Heathcliff because of his higher social status, with disastrous results to all characters in the story. Catherine tries to comfort Heathcliff, but he vows revenge on Hindley.
Edgar is very protective of her and as a result she is eager to discover what lies beyond the confines of the Grange. Found, presumably orphaned, on the streets of Liverpool and taken by 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.
Heathcliff beats up Hindley at one point after Hindley fails in his attempt to kill Heathcliff with a pistol. Family relationships map[ edit ] Timeline[ edit ] While their friendship develops, Heathcliff begins to act strangely and has visions of Catherine.
Heathcliff, in contrast, teaches him vulgarities, as a way of avenging himself on Hindley. She seems unsure whether she is, or wants to become, more like Heathcliff, or aspires to be more like Edgar.
At sunrise, Heathcliff escorts Lockwood back to Thrushcross Grange. Heathcliff has been considered a Byronic herobut critics have pointed out that he reinvents himself at various points, making his character hard to fit into any single type.
He favours his adopted son, Heathcliff, which causes trouble in the family. In this wild, stormy countryside, Lockwood asks his housekeeper, Nelly Dean, to tell him the story of Heathcliff and the strange denizens of Wuthering Heights.
He desires to gain control of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange and to destroy everything Edgar Linton holds dear. Young Catherine grows up at the Grange with no knowledge of Wuthering Heights; one day, however, wandering through the moors, she discovers the manor, meets Hareton, and plays together with him.
Earnshaw dies, and Hindley inherits Wuthering Heights. But Catherine quickly comes to love him, and the two soon grow inseparable, spending their days playing on the moors.
Two more years pass, and Catherine and Edgar Linton become friends, while she becomes more distant from Heathcliff.
At the end of the novel, Heathcliff and Catherine are united in death, and Hareton and Cathy are going to be united in marriage. Treated as an outsider once again, Heathcliff begins to think about revenge.
He is buried next to Catherine. Nelly consents, and Lockwood writes down his recollections of her tale in his diary; these written recollections form the main part of Wuthering Heights.
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