In chapter 24 of Wuthering Heights, what violence does Catherine witness at Wuthering Heights and who does Linton blame?

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Edgar Linton blames Catherine for Hareton’s outburst, because she did not pay attention to him.

When Catherine arrives, Hareton wants her to see that he has learned to read.  Catherine calls him a “dunce” and laughs at him, leaving him there to go see Linton.  He gets angry and rushes in, attacking both Linton and Catherine.

“He swore at us, and left Linton no time to answer, nearly throwing him into...

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