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Chapter 1 Mr Lockwood One of the narrators He rents Thrushcross Grange from Mr Heathcliff and his housekeeper is Nelly Dean After a disastrous visit to Wuthering Heights in which he is visited by the ghost of Catherine Linton Mr Lockwood asks Nelly to tell him about Heathcliff and the Earnshaw family Mr Heathcliff The orphan boy Mr Earnshaw found in Liverpool He becomes Mr Earnshaws foster son and the foster brother of Catherine and Hindley He looks very different with his dark skin hair and eyes and his speech is at first incoherent He becomes best friends with Catherine but Hindley hates him Father favors Heathcliff and becomes furious when he is treated poorly They form a sort of team though Heathcliff never shows much love or appreciation He eventually becomes selfish and mean from all this attention and his favored spot means he can get what he wants from his brother and sister After Mr Earnshaws death Hindley returns and makes Heathcliff a servant refusing him the right to speak to Catherine Life becomes miserable and the little outsider blames Hindley revenge becomes his only goal in life Grown evil and cruel he gets his chance when Hindley becomes mad after his wifes death and Heathcliff is able to take Wuthering Heights from him Catherine his love marries Edgar Linton and dies in childbirth To revenge himself against the Lintons Heathcliff marries Edgars sister treats her terribly and raises their son only because he can help further his revenge And when he forces Catherines daughter to marry Linton his revenge is nearly complete Heathcliff is a man on the edge spiteful mad and insecure He went mad after Catherines death when he asked her to haunt him until he died From her death until his own he believes himself haunted by her ghost Prior to his own death he withdrew from everyone wandering the moors After his death people claim he
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