Wuthering Heights

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Brontë
"usurper of his fathers affections"
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Brontë
"rude as savages"
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Heathcliff
"Don't turn my out for those pitiful, silly friends of yours"
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Catherine
"They may bury me twelve feet deep, and throw the church down over me, but I won't rest till you are with me."
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Brontë
"washed by each others tears" / "washed with rain"- purifying sins / God's forgiveness - yet he still can't forgive her- irony
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Heathcliff
"May she wake in torment"
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Heathcliff
"one tree won't grow as crooked as another"
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Heathcliff
"His life is not worth a farthing"
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Brontë
"lonely like the devil" -Lucifer / lack of love
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Brontë
"surly harshness has deserted him"
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Brontë
"immortal love" - his love defeats his own hate
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Brontë (Hareton)
"He sat by the corpse all night weeping in bitter earnest"
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Catherine
"gypsy boy" / "It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now"
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Young Cathy
"I cannot escort you. They wouldn't let me go to the end of the garden wall."
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Hindley
"He grew bitter with brooding over these injuries"
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Young Cathy to Edgar
"She kissed his hand and said she would sing him to sleep"
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(Heathcliff and Catherine)
"The greatest punishment we could invent for her was to keep her separate from him."
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Edgar's love for Catherine
"He possessed the power to depart, as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed."
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Catherine's love for Edgar
"I love the ground under his feet, and the air over his head"
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Difference between Edgar and Heathcliff
"frost from fire"
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Catherine to Edgar
"I'm past wanting you"
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Edgar about Isabelle
"his sister only in name"
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Catherine (sulking)
"I'll try to break their hearts by breaking their own"
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Catherine about love transcending death
"I shall love mine yet; and take him with me: he's in my soul."
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Nelly about Catherine and Heathcliff
"They were locked in an embrace from which I thought my mistress would never be released alive."
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Heathcliff
"Why did you despise me?"
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Young Cathy's love for her father
"I love him better than myself" / "I should never love anybody better than papa"
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Romanticism- people shaped by their upbringing (Jean Jacques Rousseau) - like Heathcliff
"Give me the boy and I'll show you the man"
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"rude as savages"

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Brontë

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"Don't turn my out for those pitiful, silly friends of yours"

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"They may bury me twelve feet deep, and throw the church down over me, but I won't rest till you are with me."

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Card 5

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"washed by each others tears" / "washed with rain"- purifying sins / God's forgiveness - yet he still can't forgive her- irony

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