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Cathy and Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights Essay

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Cathy and Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights

It seems to be a simple love story of two suffering souls - Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. But this love can hardly exist in reality - it's a fantasy of Emily Bronte, she created a sample of a real eternal passion - powerful and boundless. Only death seemed to be stronger than it. Though, after Cathy and Heathcliff are dead, these similar souls joined... There's no doubt in it.

Remember Heathcliff's words:

You teach me now how cruel you've been - cruel and false. Why did you despise me? Why did you betray your own heart, Cathy? I have not one word of comfort ... You loved me - then what right had you to leave me? What right ... for the poor fancy you feel for
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And because he is young and cheerful.. And because he loves me... And he will be rich, and I shall be the greatest woman of the neighbourhood, and I shall be proud of having such a husband.

These are very meritorious reasons, of course! Who is rude and cruel Heathcliff comparing with such gentle beautiful creature as Edgar? Now there is a wall between Catherine and Heathcliff. They are different people. Heathcliff is annoying Cathy. His stupid and rude manners are deprived of all the good noble character's features, which Linton has too much. How monstrously and miserably Heathcliff looks comparing with Edgar, Cathy's future husband. But what had happened again? She has forgotten all the love she felt to Heathcliff. And she doesn't see his sufferings. She's so cruel. But once, Heathcliff, having not borne his abasement and pain of his broken love, runs away from Cathy. She waits for him, but he doesn't come back, so she marries Edgar Linton. It's obviously that they're not a good couple, soon she has understood she's thirsty for freedom - to fly in the sky like a bird.

Thrushcross Grange's life is full of different amusements and joy, Edgar and his sister Isabella do everything they can to make her happy. But what does all this mean to her? She's a little wild beast by her nature needing freedom and boundless heaths. That's all she wants to be happy in this world. She and Edgar is as different as a moonbeam from
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