Did Edgar Linton truly love Catherine Earnshaw in Wuthering Heights? Why?

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In the novel Wuthering Heights, Edgar Linton does love Catherine, yet he can never truly have her love because they do not share the passion she has with Heathcliff. Catherine will always be in love with Heathcliff.

Edgar courts Catherine, and he succeeds. He is of a better social standing than she, and she chooses social status over true love. Heathcliff cannot offer Catherine stability at this point in the novel. Even though Edgar is not a passionate character like Heathcliff, he is steadfast and loyal. These qualities Catherine...

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