Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights
Heathcliff arrives as a gypsy founding.
Due to Hindley’s torment and despicable treatment of Heathcliff and his strained relationship with Catherine, he develops a vengeful attitude starting from childhood....
Heathcliff has all these characteristics because of his experiences.
During the ups and downs of the story the choice of villains are numerous due to the characters emotions and choices but choosing Heathcliff was an obvious choice.
Catherine actually detested Heathcliff when they were younger....
The abusive patriarch and patriarchal family.
The male heads of household abuse females and males who are weak orpowerless. This can be seen in their use of various kinds ofimprisonment or confinement, which takes social, emotional, financial,legal, and physical forms. Mr. Earnshaw expects Catherine to behaveproperly and hurtfully rejects her "bad-girl"behavior. Edgar's ultimatum that Catherine must make a final choicebetweenhim or Heathcliff restricts Catherine's identity by forcing her torejectan essential part of her nature; with loving selfishness Edgar confineshis daughter Cathy to the boundaries of Thrushcross Grange. Avindictive HindleystripsHeathcliff of his position in the family, thereby trapping him in adegradedlaboring position. Heathcliff literally incarcerates Isabella (as herhusbandand legal overseer), and later he imprisons both Cathy and Nellie;also,Cathy is isolated from the rest of the household after her marriage toLinton by Healthcliff's contempt for and hatred of them.
Heathcliff’s entrance on page 12 causes a plea of shelter from Mr....
Self-imposed or self-generated confinement andescape.
Both Catherine and Heathcliff find their bodies prisons which traptheir spirits and prevent the fulfillment of their desires: Catherineyearns to be united with Heathcliff, with a lost childhood freedom,with Nature, and with a spiritual realm; Heathcliff wants possession ofand union with Catherine. Confinement also defines the course ofCatherine's life: in childhood,she alternates between the constraint of Wuthering Heights and thefreedomof the moors; in puberty, she is restricted by her injury to a couch atThrushcross Grange; finally womanhood and her choice of husband confineher to the gentility of Thrushcross Grange, from which she escapes intothe freedom of death.