Lockwood takes his leave with Hareton and Cathy planning to marry and move to Thrushcross Grange. Heathcliff notes that he will be away for a week and she could visit in the meantime. Dean go to bed early. Analysis Trespassing becomes an important issue in this chapter, which recalls the scene in Chapter 6 when Cathy Earnshaw and Heathcliff are caught on the Lintons' land. Catherine declares her love for Heathcliff.
Chapter 5: V The Death of Mr Earnshaw Mr Earnshaw sends Hindley off to college. Linton had certainly behaved provokingly: however, it was the business of nobody but me, and I interrupted Mr. He wakes and rouses Heathcliff. Dean and Catherine found Linton alone in an inner room in the house. Catherine is permitted to leave. Dean his grand plan to have Catherine Linton and Linton Heathcliff marry. Chapter 26 On the first day Nelly and Cathy go to meet Linton, he is not in the place that was agreed upon.
I can read yon, now. She gets news from Zillah who reports that all inhabitants are ordered to show no kindness to Catherine. Although Linton never visits the Grange, after much pleading, Edgar allows Cathy to visit with Linton on the moors. First, it establishes the time frame, the previous winter, which is relatively close to Lockwood's arrival, and second, it establishes Edgar's mindset shortly before his death. He uses the boy to gain control over Edgar's land by having Linton marry Edgar's daughter. I returned to her apartment, extinguished my candle, and seated myself in the window. At least, it was praiseworthy ambition for him to desire to be as accomplished as Linton; and probably he did not learn merely to show off: you had made him ashamed of his ignorance before, I have no doubt; and he wished to remedy it and please you.
I thought her conduct odd; and having remained alone a long while, I resolved on going and inquiring whether she were better, and asking her to come and lie on the sofa, instead of upstairs in the dark. As a result, Cathy stays home for the next couple of nights. Upon hearing this, Linton became angry and answered that Catherine's mother had loved Heathcliff and not Edgar. You'll be sick, keeping up so long, Ellen. He stood a considerable period, viewing the carriage-road through the grounds; then started off at a brisk pace, as if he had detected something, and reappeared presently, leading Miss's pony; and there she was, just dismounted, and walking by its side. Lockwood awakes from a nightmare. Also interesting is Hareton's desire to show Cathy that he can read, even if just a little bit.
He went into a coughing fit and told her she had caused him great pain. Analysis The contrast between Linton and Cathy's ideas of how to spend an afternoon sums up the differences in their characters. What she does not tell him, however, is the extent of Linton's illness, and this ends up providing Edgar a false sense of security that his daughter might eventually marry and keep her family home. Hareton said that he had in fact asked Heathcliff to be allowed to relieve her of some of her duties, but was denied. Nelly intends to make Linton ride back to the agreed upon location, but when they arrive, Linton does not have a horse and looks very ill. Heathcliff does not discourage it. Cathy struck him with her whip and rode home.
These chapters describe how Heathcliff manipulates Catherine into becoming involved with Linton. Heathcliff's lecture by entering and telling him so. Hareton felt bad, but denied it was his fault. She left, but could not stay away for more than a day. Last Sunday, indeed, coming earlier than usual, I heard him abusing poor Linton cruelly for his conduct of the night before.
Edgar wished Cathy to marry Linton so she would not have to leave the Grange when he died——but he would not have wished it if he knew that Linton was dying as fast as he was. He visits her and receives an update: Hareton and Catherine are soon to be married; Heathcliff is dead. Glossary blind man's bluff a game in which a blindfolded player has to catch and identify another player. She brought me some warm wine and gingerbread, and appeared exceedingly good-natured, and Linton sat in the arm-chair, and I in the little rocking chair on the hearth-stone, and we laughed and talked so merrily, and found so much to say: we planned where we would go, and what we would do in summer. We found two in a cupboard, among a heap of old toys, tops, and hoops, and battledores and shuttlecocks. He explains that Linton is ill and believes that Catherine deliberately stopped writing.
Come, and sit by me. She put the door gently too, slipped off her snowy shoes, untied her hat, and was proceeding, unconscious of my espionage, to lay aside her mantle, when I suddenly rose and revealed myself. Analysis Some believe that difficult and painful experiences open the door to personal growth. This caused him to become angry with both her and Linton. Cathy was thus left to care for her dying cousin all by herself——Zillah, Hareton and would not help her——and became haggard and bewildered from lack of sleep. Heathcliff does not let Mrs. I was sure you wouldn't break your word, and I'll make you promise again, before you go.
Linton is unlikable and dislikes everyone; he will die without ever achieving anything worthwhile or good, and probably without ever having been happy. This is consistent with the way the male Lintons are frequently given female characteristics. That was worse: she fretted and sighed, and looked at her watch till eight, and finally went to her room, completely overdone with sleep; judging by her peevish, heavy look, and the constant rubbing she inflicted on her eyes. Obsession and Revenge At this point in the story, we are learning about the second generation that Nelly, the servant, has cared for at Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Nelly tells Edgar that Linton is of frail health, and Edgar admits that he fears for Cathy's happiness. She just mocks him and goes into the house.
They eventually made up, but Catherine asked Mrs. However, Cathy's father, Edgar, hates Heathcliff because he recognizes that Heathcliff has gotten his vengeance against Edgar by hurting the people Edgar loves, such as his sister Isabella, Linton's mother. Chapter 15: Edgar goes to church. I did detect a figure creeping along the inner fence of the park; but it was not my young mistress: on its emerging into the light, I recognised one of the grooms. Lockwood at Thrushcross Grange visits his landlord, Heathcliff, at Wuthering Heights. Given the great importance attached to last words and dying moments, this is a notable victory for Cathy, and an essential one if all of Heathcliff's evil work is to be undone in the end.