understanding the relationship between the two works. Rather than a simple . In the end, with the projected marriage between Hareton and the younger Catherine, . même misère que nous mangeons depuis des temps et des temps" (73). Catherine and Heathcliff are two people bonded by obsession, isolation, trauma and Young Cathy ends up at the Heights and Heathcliff cannot abide her and abuses her The relationship between Hareton and Cathy is the the great romance, and the great triumph, of this book. . I kind of see him as a meme though. In Wuthering Heights, Catherine can be placed in the genealogy of Gothic Elles explorent autrui pour se trouver elles-mêmes, et voient les autres comme des .. the comprehension of the virtuous young female in the Gothic, and this is the be patient in order to understand Hareton and the father-son-like relationship.
I am not saying his sole motivation was class hatred, I think it was actually jealousy and love, but I think his lack of identifiable class certainly contributed to his "outsider" status.
In answer to Connie K.: Two things determined the opening. So I thought by giving it some room at the front we might then buy into those characters more and therefore care about them more at the end. I realise that it makes it quite a tricky watch to begin with not helped by the similarities of all the names - Linton, Hareton, Hindley, Edgar Linton, Heathcliff, Mr.
Earnshaw, Cathy and Catherine but I hope people make some sense of it. Also, having abandoned Mr. Lockwood altogether because I think he is a brilliant novelistic device but not a great filmic device in many ways I see the viewer as Mr. Lockwood, trying to makes sense of these warring families and the monstrous Heathcliff I thought it was necessary to meet Heathcliff the monster before meeting Heathcliff the damaged child and the rejected man. There are a hundred ways to start this story but I thought a mystery might be a good way in.
In answer to Everyman: At first I thought this is going to be such an easy gig, because the language is so wonderful. But then I started writing it out and realised very little of it works as dialogue because it is so heightened and poetic. So I wanted to preserve some of that quality and there are classic lines such as, "I am Heathcliff" which really you cannot lose. What I did an awful lot was use reported speech and make that into dialogue.
Great swathes of the novel are in the form of Nelly reporting on various incidents. I used those a lot. But characters like Edgar Linton Andrew Lincoln spoke so eloquently that it really was often a case of transcribing it. I would often use dialogue from other scenes and blend them.
This seems to work well with big arguments for some reason. In the end, the time slot over here is very brief and to some extent the structure is determined by the ad breaks. So five short acts times two doesn't give you an awful lot of time. Most of the dialogue has to push the story on, but as I said at the top, there are certain key phrases in Wuthering Heights that cannot be sacrificed.
As I recall he does hear Cathy saying that she intends to marry Edgar.
I thought Cathy told him that Edgar had asked her to marry him and she hadn't said, "No. I know men are bad at communicating but that seems a bit extreme! Hindley returns to Wuthering Heights with Frances, his new wife. Immediately, he wants revenge on Heathcliff. Hindley begins to treat Heathcliff like a servant working in the fields. But Catherine and Heathcliff still keep a close relationship.
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One night, Catherine is bitten by a dog in Thrushcross Grange. She had gone to Thrushcross Grange with Heathcliff to tease the two children who live there, Edgar and Isabella Linton.
Linton tales care of Catherine for five weeks. During this time, she falls in love with Edgar. When she returns to Wuthering Heights she begins to have problems with Heathcliff. Hindley's wife dies afters giving birth to a baby named Hareton.
After her death Hindley begins to drink heavily.
His cruelty went from bad to worst. On the other hand, Catherine decides to marry Edgar Linton because he has a high status. Then, Heathcliff runs away from Wuthering Heights and he returns three years later after Catherine and Edgar's marriage.
Heathcliff returns and wants revenge on Hindley.
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He has a mysterious wealth and he lends money to Hindley. In this way Hindley's hopelessness increases. Hindley eventually dies and Heathcliff inherits Withering Heights. Heathcliff marries Isabella Linton with the purpose of inheriting Thrushcross Grange. The marriage with Isabella is a cruel marriage because Heathcliff has a thirst for revenge that changes him into a bad person. At the same time Catherine gives birth to a daughter and dies.
Heathcliff enters a hopelessness and begs her spirit to remain on Earth. Shortly there after, Isabella goes to London where she gives birth to Heathcliff's son, whom she names Linton. One day she meets Hareton, after discovering the manor, in the moors and begins to play with him. Isabella dies and Linton come to live in Wuthering Heights with Heathcliff.
Heathcliff is more cruel to Linton than to Isabella. At Wuthering Heights, three years later, Catherine goes to meet Linton after meeting Heathcliff on the moors.
Linton and Catherine begin a secret romance through letters.
Then Catherine begins sneaking out at night after Nelly destroys her collection of Linton's letters. But Linton is only pursuing Catherine because Heathcliff force him to. Heathcliff wants to complete his revenge on Edgar Linton by having Catherine and Linton marry and thereby inheriting Thrushcross Grange.
All the abuse and horror that was meted upon himself he inflicts upon others. Years pass and Hindely, Catherine and Mr Linton all die. Heathcliff acquires the Heights and our original trio of Catherine, Linton and Heathcliff are replaced by a new generation of children: Cathy, Linton and Hareton.
Heathcliff has gone from the abused to the abuser, and he takes his wrath out on all three children. In the case of Hareton, Bronte makes it explicitly clear that Heathcliff is taking vicarious revenge on Hindley by abusing the boy as Hindley abused him. Young Cathy ends up at the Heights and Heathcliff cannot abide her and abuses her without mercy, even though she is the daughter of the woman he loves.
At first, Cathy dislikes Hareton and teases him for his stupidity. When she is imprisoned with Heathcliff and suffering daily from his torments, Hareton tries to be kind to her, but she rejects him, and takes out her anger and frustration on him. She becomes somewhat more attached to young Linton. The wild, dumb, abused boy and the girl he loves rejecting him because of his low station?
History is repeating itself. The cycles of abuse are being perpetuated through generations and these innocent children are all being made to suffer for the feud between their families. But things change, because even though these children have been abused, they choose not to perpetuate this abuse themselves.
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Hareton is perhaps the most important character of the book because he is meant to be a mirror of Heathcliff. Hareton has known nothing but violence and cruelty since he was born.
He was beaten by his father and mistreated and kept dumb by Heathcliff.