Wuthering Heights Essay | Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights

Summary: Essay describes the aspect of the character of Cathy's selfish love in the novel "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.
In the book Wuthering Heights, Catherine Earnshaw's love is selfish and only concerned with her own feelings. If Catherine's love was unselfish, she would have wanted to marry for love alone. Yet as she was telling Ellen Dean of Edgar Linton's marriage proposal, Catherine made it obvious she did not want to marry for love. Instead, Catherine says she wanted to marry Edgar for money and popularity: "`and [Edgar] will be rich, and I shall be the greatest woman of the neighbourhood, and I shall be proud of having such a husband'" (p. 80). Catherine's love was also selfish to those she claimed to love most. Catherine declared she loved Heathcliff more than anything, however, when she was on her deathbed, Catherine told Heathcliff, "`I wish I could hold you till we were both dead! I shouldn't care what you suffered. I care nothing for your sufferings'" (p. 155). Catherine...

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