A Summation for the Content of the Novel
Lockwood is a gentleman visiting the Yorkshire moors where the novel isset. At night Lockwood dreams of hearing a f
ellfire sermon and then, awakening, he re cords taps on the window of his room. I discerned, obscurely, a child's face look ing through the window terror made me cruel. and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on the broken pane, and rubbed it to a nd fro till the blood ran down and soaked the bedclothesstill it wailed, "Let me in !" and maintained its tenacious gripe, almost maddening me with fear." The ha nds belong to Catherine Linton, whose eerie appearance echo the violent turns of the plot. In a series of flashbacks and time shifts, Bront?draws a powerful pi cture of the enigmatic Heathcliff, who is brought to Heights from the streets of L iverpool by Mr Earnshaw. Heathcliff is treated as Earnshaw's own children, Cat herine and Hindley. After Mr. Earnshaw's death Heathcliff is bullied by Hindley a nd he leaves the house, returning three years later. Meanwhile Catherine marri es Edgar Linton. Heathcliff’s destructive force is unleashed. Catherine dies givi ng birth to a girl, another Catherine. Heathcliff curses his true love.Catherine Ea rnshaw, may you not rest, as long as I am living!