Weird sisters: no distinct gender, otherworldly, unnatural, conquer spirits, power of suggestion, can't kill, takes all three together
Lady Macbeth: the forth witch, sells her soul, in the beginning she is in charge, convinces Macbeth to act, but at the end she feels the greatest guilt which causes her to commit suicide.
Owl/ falcon: owl= Macbeth/ falcon= Duncan. Unnatural event (owl kills falcon), Indicated that the Great Chain is broken. Chaos
Porter: comic relief, appeals to groundlings, comes in scene after the moment of the highest tension (death of Duncan)
Malcolm and Donalbain: Duncan's sons. Malcolm is the future king (flees to England). Comes back to Scotland with Macduff to defeat Macbeth.
Power of Nature: moors draws Cathy and Heathcliff-- it represents wildness and the wild side of their characters that is at odds with civilization
The House: WH, on a hill, harsh/ windy, ancient (1500s), looks like a fortress, wild, untamed (as to those who live there)
The Grange: modern, light, civilized, in valley, life is easy, represents the civilized/ reason of the characters
Elder generations: die, they eave the houses to the children, no real loving relationship between parents and children
Hindley Earnshaw: heir to WH, he is damaged by his father who favored Heathcliff, death of wife (Frances), damaged by Heathcliff who he gambles with and lost WH, becomes drunkard
Cathy Earnshaw Linton: Hindley's sister, WH is where she's from, marries Edgar Linton, she's wild, loves Heathcliff, dies (childbirth and her own will), big baby
Cathy Linton Heathcliff: Cathy and Edgar's daughter, she marries Heathcliff's son Linton Heathcliff, captive by Heathcliff, she's feisty/ brave, stands up to Heathcliff, falls in love with Hindley's son Hareton, order is restored
Nelly Dean: the servant at WH and leader at the Grange, she tells the story to Lockwood (novel), unbiased to an extend)
Heathcliff's arrival: comes unwanted, orphan, describes as an "it", source of anger and conflict with Hindley, Cathy, and Mrs. Earnshaw
Heathcliff's departure: overhears Nelly and Cathy- when Cathy says it would degrade her to be with Heathcliff. He leaves before he hears her say that they are the same (they are meant for each other)-catalyst for Heathcliff's revenge
Heathcliff's return: wealthy, handsome, somewhat important, mysterious, don't know what happened
Dropping of Hareton: Hindley is drunk and drops him off the stairs and Heathcliff catches (irony because he will make Hareton suffer for Hindley's wrongs done to Heathcliff)
Applesauce on Edgar: Heathcliff with Nelly's help gets dressed nicely for the visit of Linton and Isabella to see Cathy, Edgar makes fun of Heathcliff's hair and Heathcliff dumps applesauce in him (Edgar cries). Contrast between Edgar and Heathcliff
Edgar hits Heathcliff: when they are locked in the kitchen at the Grange, Cathy throws the key in the stove, goads Edgar (shames him) against Heathcliff. Edgar hits Heathcliff in the throat, causes him to loose his honor as a gentleman- act shames him
Nelly and Cathy's Death: Nelly's errors: doesn't realize Cathy's dying and thinks it is a trick. Keeps it from Edgar even though Cathy acts about Edgar. Child of civilization kills Cathy.
Frances' death (Hindley's wife): outsider, comes to WH, place kills her, the child kills her, Hindley's guilt
Isabella's escape: elopes with Heathcliff, taken hostage as a revenge pawn, escapes (pregnant), goes to the Grange- Edgar won't help because of his pride, goes to the city and has Linton Heathcliff- she dies.
Heathcliff at Cathy's death: refuses to be kept away, no kind words for him, violent, she pulls out his hair, accuses him of not caring, he curses her to never to rest, Edgar catches them but not confrontational
Arrival of Linton Heathcliff: sickly boy, sent to the Grange, wants Edgar to protect him, Joseph comes to get him that night, Edgar sends Nelly with Linton the next morning
Nelly Dean and Heathcliff's relationship: she's the only one he trusts/ listens to (always on his side)