Wuthering Heights - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33 Summary

Hareton and Cathy are studying together one night as Ellen watches proudly. Heathcliff enters and sees the pair. The pair leave the room and Heathcliff begins speaking to Ellen. He tells her that he has schemed all of this time to destroy Wuthering Heights and Thrushgrove Cross and now that it is in his power to do so he has no desire to finish his plan. Heathcliff tells her that, as he does not have the will to destroy the two houses he also finds it hard to summon the will to eat, or sleep. He wishes to die, but fears that he may grow to be old.

Chapter 33 Analysis

Heathcliff suddenly quits his campaign of revenge. Although it is never explained why he does not finish ruining the two houses it may be because he sees so much of Catherine in Hareton. He may also recognize...

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