Wuthering Heights: Edgar And Heathcliff



In Wuthering Heights, there are two main characters that have many
things that are different about them and their attitudes toward others.
Edgar Linton and Heathcliff are very diverse opposing forces in the book,
they despise each other because they are total opposites and in search of
the same goal, Catherine.
Edgar is the calm element contrasted by the stormy element of
Heathcliff. Edgar represents beauty with his "blue eyes and even forehead",
while Heathcliff is the ugliness as "the little black haired thing". Edgar
and Heathcliff both show love for Catherine but for different reasons.
Heathcliff loves Catherine because she is "wild and a free spirit" and
wants to be with her ...

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on opposite sides of the spectrum. They are also locked in
conflict with each other over their love for Catherine, even though Edgar
is Catherine's wife Heathcliff loves her and endeavors for her to be with
him forever. This novel is concerned with the duality of these characters
and the internal conflicts that they go through all throughout the story,
and their affections and behaviors toward others. ...

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