Catherine I


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Cath·e·rine I

 (kăth′ər-ĭn, kăth′rĭn) 1684?-1727.
Empress of Russia (1725-1727) as successor to her husband, Peter the Great. She founded the Russian Academy of Sciences (1725).

Catherine I

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(Biography) ?1684–1727, second wife of Peter the Great, whom she succeeded as empress of Russia (1725–27)
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Noun1.Catherine I - empress of Russia who succeeded her husband Peter the Great (1684-1727)
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Lady Catherine is far from requiring that elegance of dress in us which becomes herself and her daughter.
For all the members of the house, except for Catherine I, Heathcliff is an intruder, who, by becoming the father's favourite, will alter the family's balance of power and authority.
As Catherine I and Ada reach the age of sexual development their "magic objet" acquires another aspect as the vehicle of sensuous desire, therefore a fetish of their passion.
Heathcliff's reaction at his rejection by Catherine I is similarly violent, though it is not directed against Catherine I herself but against both the Lintons and the Earnshaws and against women in general as representatives of gender difference and of the sexual impulse that has caused his disgrace.
On the other hand Ada's education represents a gap with Baines' illiteracy of the same sort as the gap that exists in Wuthering Heights' between Catherine I and Heathcliff, and later on between Hareton and Catherine II.