Catherine Earnshaw Character Profile

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Where was Catherine born?
Wuthering Heights
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Who looked after her?
Her brother Hindley and also Heathcliff ( an orphan brought to the family home)
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What happen in Catherine's love life?
In love with Heathcliff, but marries Edgar instead because he is rich and handsome ( society) but is still passionate about Heathcliff.
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What is she described as in the novel?
'Saucy' and 'Selfish'
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Why does she get ill and how does she die?
She gets ill when Heathcliff and Edgar fight. Dies during childbirth ( Catherine Linton)
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Who does she say she is?
' I am Heathcliff' dramatic and memorable. Also unstable sense of identity.
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How does Nelly describe her?
'Mischevious' and 'Wayward' we expect her to make surprising and unpredictable decisions, e.g. marriage to Edgar is culture over nature.
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Where are we first introduced to her?
Scratching of her name as Linton, Heathcliff & Earnshaw. Then she appears to Lockwood in his nightmare.
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How does she affect Heathcliff?
At the end Heathcliff is tormented by everything that signals Catherine's loss.
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Who looked after her?

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Her brother Hindley and also Heathcliff ( an orphan brought to the family home)

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What is she described as in the novel?

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Why does she get ill and how does she die?

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