Plot in England in the Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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A man named Lockwood rents a manor house in an isolated part of England. Lockwood asks the house keeper Nelly Dean to tell him Heathcliff’s story. It important to note this part of the story because the tale that Nelly tells Lockwood will become the story line for Wuthering Heights. In the tale the Earnshaw children do not like Heathcliff because of his dark skin. When the father of the children die Earnshaw’s son Hindley inherits Wuthering Heights and seeks revenge on Heathcliff. The revenge comes as Hindley feels Mr. Earnshaw treated Heathcliff better than him. Catherine has a silent love developing for Heathcliff. Hindley’s wife dies during childbirth and Hindley then becomes exceptionally cruel and becomes an alcoholic. Catherine marries another man although she loves Heathcliff, and this leads to Heathcliff running away. Catherine’s intention was to marry Linton for social class. Heathcliff was gone for three years before returning. It is important to understand that Heathcliff returning to Wuthering Heights is for the purpose of seeking revenge on the people that have wronged him. Hindley receives money and squanders it away and once he dies Heathcliff takes over. Catherine dies also during childbirth, and Heathcliff ask to be haunted by her spirit on earth. Nelly Dean was her nursemaid. Heathcliff is cruel to his own son, Linton who he forces into pursuing Catherine; this is the only way…

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