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Most religions in the world believe that there is some higher power that exists in this world and in the afterlife to do justice where it needs to be done If someone were to commit a crime in this life the higher power would deal the person accordingly in their lifetime If not justice would take place in their afterlife The play Hamlet by Shakespeare and the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte were written when religious values and ethics were thoroughly practiced Both Hamlet and Wuthering Heights exhibit the supernatural form of justice taking place talked about in the religious practices Characters that are guilty of immoral actions are punished accordingly in their life and beyond the grave Instances in both books like Claudius and Polonius evil intentions in Hamlet and Edgar and Catherines rejection of Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights show that justice takes place in this lifetime Other instances like King Hamlets ghost appearance in Hamlet and Heathcliff and Catherines passionate love for each other in Wuthering Heights shows that a higher form of justice still prevails even beyond the grave Although the two novels portray higher form of justice taking place Hamlet is a better representation of it then Wuthering Heights Evidence is given in both books about justice taking place in this lifetime without the use of any special courts or authorities but it is better represented in Hamlet Claudius and Polonius are shown as the two individuals against Hamlet with their evil intentions Polonius who gets in Hamlets way and nags him from achieving justice for his father dies on accident However Polonius accidental death comes around time after he has several evil intentions to eavesdrop between Hamlets and Ophelias conversation and continously proceeds put plans in place to slow Hamlet from achieving his objective Whereas in Wuthering Heights Catherine and Edgar stand against Heathcliff at several moments Edgar insults Heathcliff at the Christmas dinner to which Heathcliff instinctly
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