The Weavers of Woe
Hesiod once said, “He for himself weaves woe who weaves for others woe” expressing the belief that those who bring sorrow to others are also bringing sorrow upon themselves. Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights seems to validate Hesiod’s idea of the disastrous consequences of revenge.
Bronte suggests that revenge will bring unhappiness to all involved, including those who seek it. Certainly, the victims of a revengeful attack suffer from the
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of revenge spread throughout the land, affecting all who come in contact with it. This powerful vendetta had flown through their lives as a hurricane and left only destruction and ruin behind. Fiery hate and revenge can bring no warmth or light; it can only destroy everything that lies in its path. The weavers of woe shall bring only misery into the world as they weave the threads of pain and wretchedness into lifes tapestry.