Comparing Relationships In Macbeth And Wuthering Heights

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In my research, I have found that both of these stories are love stories with a different twist. In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is the domineering force she runs everything. In Wuthering Heights, Catherine is in love with two different people. She plays with their emotions. Woman and men play different roles in the relationship. It depends on what each person wants out of the relationship and what they are willing to do to keep that relationship intact. There will always be a power struggle between a man and a woman in a relationship until they come to an agreement. (1)“And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray’s In deepest consequence.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 3) Catherine…show more content…
Edgar and Heathcliff who comes from two different worlds. Catherine’s love is going to cause violence amongst these men. She has the power to break down the willpower of these men. In other word, Catherine is a manipulative biscuit. (4) “ Well, if i cannot keep Heathcliff for my friend-- if Edgar will be mean and jealous, I’ll try to break their hearts by breaking my own. That will be a prompt way of finishing all, when I am pushed to extremity!” (Ch. 11, pg 107) Lady Macbeth orders Macbeth and his cronies to do her dirty work. She has various people killed in order for her husband to become the king. Apparently she began to feel guilty. Lady Macbeth started to lose her ever lasting mind. Her deeds are starting to catch up with her. (5) “Portrayal begins with the powerful elements of her ambitious and successful plotting of Duncan’s demise, effective rhetorical manipulation of her husband to “be a man” and take action, and her position , potentially as Macbeth’s equal in their relationship, his desired “dear partner of…show more content…
She never allowed Macbeth to be a real man. She was more about status and all about herself. Real love is sharing not dictating. Even though they committed various crimes together; theirs was a twizted love relationship. (9) “I have no spur to prick the side of intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o’releaps itself and falls on the others.” Catherine was in love with two different men. It caused great heartbreak for both of these men. She married one, but pined for the other constantly. One forgive her before she died. She died giving birth to the child of her husband, but she was in love with Heathcliff until the end. (10) “I have lost the faculty of enjoying their destruction, and i am too idle to destroy for nothing.” (Ch. 33, pg. 295) In both of these events, different types of love were displayed. Both women showed their love in different ways. One woman was strong, and the other was weak. The men were playdoh in the womens hands. Every relationship is
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