Thrushcross Grange Analysis

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From savage to civilization, the main and greatest contrast in the whole novel. “Wuthering Heights”, written by Emily Brontë, took place in a small village, called Yorkshire, during the 18th Century. This novel contains two main locations, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. This novel is considered to be a very tragic story of “love”, were Catherine and Heathcliff loved each other, but their love never developed as a relationship. Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange were completely different in one way; the characters in each of the setting were rich, but their names said it all. Wuthering Heights was a wild place and it was full of passion. In contrast, Thrushcross Grange is a place full of good manners and civilized people. Heathcliff…show more content…
“Take yourself and your dusters off! When company are in the house, servants don´t commence scouring and cleaning in the room where they are […] She supposing Edgar could not see her, snatched the cloth from my hand, and pinched me, with a prolonged wrench, very spitefully on my arm […] She stomped her foot, wavered a moment, and then, irresistibly impelled by a naughty spirit within her, slapped me on the cheek a stinging blow that filled both eyes with water” [page 51] Catherine had “lady” lessons with the Linton´s and Edgar thought that Catherine was a good-mannered lady by this point, but Catherine showed her wild side; the side of the moors. Even though Catherine wanted to impress Edgar with her personality, she broke the chains and liberated what she felt. “I´m sure I should be myself were I once among the heather on those hills… Open the window again wide, fasten it open! Quick, why don´t you move” [page 92] Catherine was in a very weak condition in Thrushcross Grange and she wanted to see the moors through the window. She remembered the time she spent in the moors with Heathcliff, her good and old times. No matter how much changes she had, there was a strong breeze of savagery in her heart, meaning that, she still breathed the air of Wuthering Heights and the
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