Can you think of 5 characteristics to describe Heathcliff, as well as 3 quotes to explain each characteristic?

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I am not going to answer your question completely, but one of the central debates within Wuthering Heights is the nature of Heathcliffe as a character. In particular, there is a dichotomy between descriptions of him presenting him as a monster, and descriptions that suggest he is a man just like one of us.

A few quotes you may wish to use in this regard:

1. Catherine herself urges Nelly to tell Isabella what kind of person Heathcliffe really is: ‘Tell her what Heathcliff is – an unreclaimed creature, without refinement – with out cultivation: and arid wilderness of furze and whinstone… he’s a fierce, pitiless, wolfish man.’

2. Nelly comments on the degradation occurring at Wuthering Heights: "I felt that God...

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