Essay on Wuthering Heights Setting

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Wuthering Heights: Change in Setting In the novel Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, two isolated houses are highlighted because of their contrast to each other. The atmosphere of the two houses share similar characteristics as the characters that live inside and Bronte expresses throughout the novel that one will change in a difference of setting, but one will never change completely. Thrushcross Grange is a lovely manor that is located among the grassy fields of the Yorkshire Moor. The atmosphere of the household is as refined as the occupants are. The moor has a calming atmosphere as well as beauty; this defines the fundamental structure of the Linton’s appearance. The Linton is a well-known family that is monetarily stable. …show more content…
However, both Heathcliff and Catherine were able to escape their crude attitude and adopt a more polished attitude by escaping from the depressed environment. Although Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights are very different, the two households share similarities as well. Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights are isolated from other people. The two houses are miles apart, and the only common visitor is the doctor. As a result from the isolation, the two households relied on each other for company. As each visit brought a part of the visitor’s household’s atmosphere, the transformation of Catherine and Heathcliff deepened. The presence of Edgar Linton caused Catherine to act more refines and mature, and Heathcliff became more controlled with his anger. However, because of their settings each character fell into their pervious attitude. Heathcliff began to argue with Catherine because she spends more time with Edgar instead of him, and Catherine aborted her pretense of being a refined individual when Nelly refused to obey her orders. This recognize the fact that although that a person can change, they cannot change completely. The setting is a very important part of the novel because it has a tremendous amount of influence. The characters, the plot and the audience’s reaction are influenced the most. The

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