Justified Revenge

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Justified Revenge There are many themes to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. However, the most dominant theme is that of revenge. This is especially true in the second half of the book when Heathcliff's malicious plan of revenge comes to life. Many believe Heathcliff to be inhuman, some even describe him as sadistic and demonic. "Heathcliff's revenge may involve a pathological condition of hatred, but it is not at bottom merely neurotic. It has a moral …

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