Wuthering Heights - Study Guide Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 29 Summary

It is after Edgar's funeral that Heathcliff arrives at Thrushgrove Heights. He takes Cathy back with him but makes Ellen stay to take care of the new tenet. As Cathy was packing her things, Heathcliff tells Nelly that as the sexton was digging Edgar's grave he paid him to open Catherine's grave so that he make look at her. He also paid the sexton to bury himself with Catherine when he dies. Heathcliff tells Ellen that he will be happy when he dies because he will be able to lie next to Catherine and their bodies will decompose together. He also confesses to her that he had tried to dig her up the night of her funeral, eighteen years before, but before he could get the coffin open he had felt her presence. Catherine had haunted Heathcliff many times since.

Chapter 29 Analysis

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