Emily Bronte explores a complex web of relationships in “Wuthering Heights” write about one relationship which you consider an important one, and explore it’s significance in the novel as a whole

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1000 Word essay- Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte explores a complex web of relationships in “Wuthering Heights” write about one relationship which you consider an important one, and explore it’s significance in the novel as a whole In the novel of Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte creates a number of different relationships significant throughout the novel. One of the most significant relationships is the one of Heathcliff and Edgar Linton where one of the main themes of revenge and hatred is caused by the never ending conflict between these two main characters in the novel. Heathcliff and Edgar Linton are main characters in the novel of Wuthering Heights where they were of the very few who were able to see through both…show more content…
He even told Isabella the reason he married her: “He wishes to provoke Edgar to desperation- he says he has married me on purpose to obtain power of him.” After Isabella escapes there is a small amount of peace on the Yorkshire moors until Heathcliff discovers he has a son named Linton from Isabella. Linton stayed with Edgar after his mother’s death but as soon as Heathcliff finds out he orders his son to Wuthering Heights so he can control him and find a way to aggravate Edgar a bit more. Heathcliff despises Linton the moment he sees him as his son looks just like Edgar. Heathcliff manipulates Linton by using him to allure in Cathy who is Edgar and Catherine’s daughter. Although Edgar did his best to protect his daughter when he fell very ill and was not able to watch her closely she allowed herself to be pulled in my Heathcliff’s tricks. The reason for Heathcliff wanting Cathy was not only to hurt Edgar a bit more but also so that when Edgar and Linton die Heathcliff would be owner of Thrushcross grange. So He forced Linton to marry Cathy which scares Linton: “It’s as if it were a task he was compelled to perform- this interview-for fear his father should scold him.” Even after Edgar dies

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