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The Great Gatsby and Wuthering Height are two classic novels that have are lot in common The Great Gatsby is one of the great classics in American literature which talks about the social live of those living in New York in the twenties On the other hand Wuthering Height is a classic European literature that set in the countryside of northern England It is about the twisted love between Catherine and Heathcliff Love and wealth are the two main themes for both novels They are also the goals of characters in both novels Characters in both The Great Gatsby and Wuthering Height did successfully achieved wealth but ironically didnt give them the love they are seeking for instead they are left with loneness The twisted relationship between Catherine and Heathcliff in the novel Wuthering Height sees both achieve loneness instead of love from their wealth Catherine has always wanted to have a new life and she thinks wealth can help her to achieve this goal For this reason she marries Hindly who can provide her with wealth and the kind of life she wants However in the process she scarifies her love with Heathcliff Some may argue that Catherine is able to achieve love from Hindly instead However this probably is not true since she didnt really love Hindly what she really loves is his money Heathcliff is another character in the novel that achieved wealth but not love Although Heatcliff did get all the wealth he wanted he fails to get Catherine back to his side Furthermore his marriage between Isabella is not based on love He marries her just because he wants to seek revenge against Hindley This marriage never provides him with love which he is seeking Not only is he a failure in achieving love but he is also a loner even with all the money he has He feels lonely because he is not able to get Catherine back
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