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Catherine

s Double
Character

Catherine
Earnshawis
afictional
characterand the
female
protagonist of the
novelWuthering
Heightswritten
byEmily Bront.

Catherine
is torn
between
Heathcliff,
her
childhood
love, and
Edgar
Linton.

Freud saw the mind as


consisting of three parts:
The id -> (Heathcliff)
The ego -> (Catherine)
The superego -> (Edgar)

Catherine has
problems
becoming an
individual
being. It is as
if she cannot

Even in death,
Catherine is being

Catherine is confused about whether


to become a civilized lady or stay at the
Wuthering Heights.
Being with Edgar made her feel
enclosed, especially when Heathcliff
came back.
Even in death, she cant find peace
until all three of them are dead.

Surces:
Bront, Emily. Wuthering Heights. Fourth
edition. New York, London: W.W. Norton,
2003.
Gilbert, Sandra. Looking Oppositely: Emily
Bronts Bible of Hell
Linda Gold, author of the article Catherine
Earnshaw: Mother and daughter
Rennison, Nick. Freud & Psychoanalysis