Heathcliff is also part of the theme of love accompanied by that of Cathy.
The other half of the love theme is shown throught the actions of Hearton and Catherine.
While away, Heathcliff transforms himself into a gentleman, in hopes of getting back Catherine.
Upon returning to Wuthering heights, he discovers that Catherine has married Edgar, the plan of revenge grows from that idea of the loss of Cathy.
This is done to take revenge against all of the Earnshaws and the Lintons collectively.
This final act of revenge is the marriage of Cathy and his son Linton: Mr.
This explains the misunderstood definition of love he understands.
Which I will now discuss is love between Heathcliff and Cathy.
The event that was crucial in driving away Heatchcliff was Cathys decision to marry Linton, in which she says: Ive no more business to marry Edgar Lintonthan I have to be in Heaven; and if the wickedman in there had not brought Heathcliff so low, I shouldnt have thought of it.
It would degrade me to marry Heatchcliff now (Bronte 63); While witnessing this speech he become outraged and runs away from Wuthering Heights.