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A Study on the causes and effects of Heathcliff's revenge as seen in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

Chandra, Leni (2005) A Study on the causes and effects of Heathcliff's revenge as seen in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis is a study on the causes and effects of the main male character?s revenge on both the life of the receivers and his own life in the novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte. The focus of this study is the causes and effects of Heathcliff?s revenge due to the bad treatments he gets from the people who do not like him such as Hindley and Edgar and also the love betrayal from the only person whom he loves very much , Catherine. As the revenge makes a great influence to the people?s lives from the first until the third generations in the novel. The thesis writer uses literary approach and the tools applied are the theories of characterization and of conflict. In analyzing the novel, the thesis writer finds out that the causes of Heathcliff?s revenge are the mental and physically torture from Hindley, the love betrayal from Catherine and the underestimation from his competitor, Edgar while the effects of the main male character?s revenge on his own life result in the unsatisfied, guilty and the uneasy feelings toward his life. Furthermore, the thesis writer concludes that the effects of the revenge are very destructive to the main male character?s life and also to the people in his surrounding.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: betrayal, revenge
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 12:15
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/7093

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