The Characters Of Thrushcross Grange In Wuthering Heights

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Thrushcross Grange? More like Huthering Weights Noted by Nelly, “The contrast resembled what you see in exchanging a bleak, hilly, coal country for a beautiful fertile valley; and his voice and greeting were as opposite as his aspect.”(pg.69) In this excerpt, Nelly retells the events that perspired at Wuthering Heights to Mr.Lockwood, when Cathy invites Edgar Linton to the house and we see the striking differences between himself and Heathcliff. Edgar is described as the beautiful fertile valley and Heathcliff the former, described as a bleak, hilly, coal country. Additionally, one can see how Cathy is caught in between these two young men and although it’s not said directly she can be seen as the moors. Whereas Edgar is representative of Thrushcross Grange, it is no surprise then that turbulent Wuthering Heights is shown in Heathcliff. Finding inspiration from her life, Emily Brontë makes it easy to see that the setting reflects each character and she thoroughly uses the setting to develop them throughout Wuthering Heights. As one can see by her last name, Catherine “Cathy” Earnshaw Linton is often caught in between the Earnshaw residence, Wuthering Heights, and the Linton residence, Thrushcross Grange. This is due to the fact that Cathy spends a lot of time being confused and very much lost. Cleverly, Emily Brontë even connects Mr.Lockwood and her. Having him see her in a dream, in which she desperately wants to get out of the moors. Which is her saying she does not

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