He takes revenge on most of the characters and does so at times in a rather violent manner.
So Heathcliff should be a hated character, so why isn’t he? Well, Brontë structures the novel to bring forth first the cold hearted and rough Heathcliff and then by means of Nelly Dean’s narrative, she manages to give a justification as to why he became that way.
She published the book under the name of Ellis Bell, which many readers took to be that of a man. A complete structural study of a novel demands preoccupation with structure as both organizational and temporal; in the case of Wuthering Heights especially, the two are inextricably linked.
The novel is largely predicated on organization and...
The love Heathcliff and Cathy share is filled with violent passion and adds to the gothic theme of the novel.
Koch Thesis 1999 - Thesis Paper Wuthering Heights