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Similarities in The Jewel in the Crown and Wuthering Heights "He stood a stranger in this breathing world, An erring spirit from another hurl'd... What had he been? What was he, so unknown? Who walked their entire world, his lineage all unknown? George Gordon, Lord Bryon (1788-1824) This except for a poem by the Romantic period could be used to describe two characters from two distinct works of different time periods. Heathcliff - that the "dark-skinned gypsy" with the "ways of a gentleman"(WH 5) is the villain/hero of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847) and Hari - the exact British, Hindu-Indian, outcast/hero of Paul Scott's The Jewel in the Crown (1966) share many common characteristics. Both signify a lesser class of dark-skinned people that are disadvantaged by the societies and times that they reside. Each fights outward prejudices in addition to their own internal battles to ascertain self-worth. Heathcliff and Hari find themselves in love with white-skinned women who represent the exceptional course in...