Heathcliff determination for revenge Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte is not an actual love story; it is built on revenge and not on love. Love is weaker than revenge. In this story, Heathcliff spend most of his time planning his revenge instead of going after Catherine, who he loves. Being deeply in love with someone should show some kind of happiness for one another instead of seeking revenge. Heathcliff dedication for revenge is greater than the love he has for Catherine. An innocence gypsy boy grows up with the Earnshaw. As he grows up the Earnshaw and Linton families mistreat Heathcliff for so long. Revenge. Only shows us that getting back at everyone at any cost is better than being in love, plus love is for the weak and revenge is for the strong. Heathcliff has a grudge on the two families and is determined for vengeance sooner or later.
Heathcliff starts off as a young innocent boy, who does not know anything. He is adopted by the Earnshaw family, and then Hindley mistreat Heathcliff as they grow up. Hindley notice that Mr. Earnshaw, his father favors Heathcliff more than him, right away he sees Heathcliff as an enemy. Hindley goes to college and later returns after his father death and seeks revenge on Heathcliff by putting him back to his place. “He has been blaming our father (how dared he?) for treating H. too liberally; and swears he will reduce him to his right place.”(pg15) Hindley starts by mistreating Heathcliff again just as Hindley did in the first place. His grudge of Mr. Earnshaw's love for the gypsy sets off a reaction for abuse and mistreatment towards him. He physically abuses Heathcliff makes him sleep next to the horses, brings him down to a servant and is not allowed to see Catherine. Hindley’s determine to make Heathcliff’s life miserable. Hindley being the master at Wuthering Heights after Mr. Earnshaw death puts Heathcliff to shame. Heathcliff has a grudge and plans for revenge; his hatred towards Hindley as he is imaging on doing, “Painting the housefront with Hindley’s blood!”(pg.35). the mistreatment Heathcliff gets by Hindley, Heathcliff vengeance grows, he says “I’m trying to settle how I shall pay Hindley back. I don’t care how long I wait, if I can only do it at last. I hope he will not die before I do!” (pg48).It shows Heathcliff decision doesn’t matter how long it take, since he doesn’t die before him. When Hindley’s wife dies for giving birth to Hareton; Hindley goes into a deep depression. Heathcliff goes into mysterious disappearance for three year, as he returns to Wuthering Heights to see Hindley, he is worse than ever. When Heathcliff returns Hindley has gambling and drinking problems. Heathcliff sees this chance for vengeance on Hindley, his lifelong enemy in addition he gambles against him. He wins every bit of money Hindley has left and gets the mortgage of Wuthering Heights which make him the new owner. In the end Hindley life becomes more of a tragic, he has nothing and...