Emily Bronte 's Wuthering Heights

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Title: Wuthering Heights Author: Emily Bronte Main Characters (Protagonist/Antagonist), Title, & Traits: Heathcliff: Antagonist, morose, cruel, vengeful, sullen, brought in by Mr. Earnshaw. Treated badly by Hindley, Catherine’s brother. He falls in love with Catherine and loves her after her death. Catherine nee Earnshaw Linton: protagonist of the story. She’s childish, immature, spiteful, ignorant and arrogant. Beautiful, free spirited, mischievous. In love with Heathcliff and she dies halfway through the book haunting him. She marries Linton more based on his position and breeding instead of Heathcliff whom she views as a brother. Nelly Dean: Narrator of the story. She’s a servant and grew up with the Earnshaw family so she is close to Catherine and later her daughter. Edgar and Isabella Linton: Brother and sister. Refined, well mannered, higher class than Heathcliff and Catherine. They serve as a foil between the two characters. Setting: Wuthering Heights: farmhouse where most of the story takes place the Earnshaw’s live there as well as Heathcliff. Thrushcross Grange: where the Linton’s and later Catherine live. Heathcliff becomes the owner of it later and rents and leases it to Mr. Lockwood through the story. The moors. 1770’s to 1801. Summary: Mr. Lockwood rents a house at Thrushcross Grange, from Heathcliff a dark brooding unwelcoming man that owns Wuthering Heights. Mr. Lockwood later asks Ellen Dean a servant about Heathcliff’s story and why he is how he is.
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