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Every instalment had to come to a climax of suspense ; action and excitement
must be maintained at all costs ; so that the fluctuations of public demand tended
to dictate the course future action would take . The one test of success was ...
Nelly has been the close observer of the action , of Heathcliff ' s arrival , his
brutalization by Hindley Earnshaw , his revenge on him and on Edgar Linton ,
who marries Catherine Earnshaw , and his deliberate attempts to bring down and
So the action is reflected and interpreted in the consciousnesses of certain of the
characters who , though never passive and all furthering the action , function
incidentally as a chorus to the whole . These characters include Mrs Gould , Dr ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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