##s And Feelings Of Heathcliff In Wuthering Heights, By Emily Bront�
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After reading Wuthering Heights, read "Remembrance" by Emily Brontë and compare the actions and feelings of Heathcliff in the final chapter of Wuthering Heights to the feelings of the speaker in the final stanza of "Remembrance." The novel Wuthering Heights and the poem “Remembrance”, both written by Emily Brontë, feature protagonists who must cope with the death of their lovers, and in many ways, the two characters are similarly affected by this. The actions and feelings of Heathcliff in the last chapter in Wuthering Heights, however, stand in sharp contrast to the last stanza of “Remembrance”. This contrast demonstrates the personal differences of the characters and how they were affected differently by their losses. Heathcliff, the protagonist of Wuthering Heights, and the speaker of “Remembrance” have different views on love (both before and after death). Consequently, while Heathcliff embraces death in the final chapter to be with his love, the speaker of “Remembrances” learns to stop dwelling in the past.
A crucial difference between Heathcliff and the speaker in “Remembrance” is that the two characters have very different perspectives on love, death, and loss. In the final chapter of Wuthering Heights, when Heathcliff is aware that he is dying, he is joyful for the first time since Catherine’s death. Furthermore, as Nelly notes, he constantly seems to be staring at something two feet away from him with a mixture of pleasure and pain—almost as if he is seeing an