Essay on Importance of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange
The setting used throughout the novel Wuthering Heights helps to set the mood to describe the characters. We find two households separated by the cold, muddy, and barren moors, one by the name of Wuthering Heights, and the other by the name of Thrushcross Grange. Each house stands alone, in the mist of the dreary land, and …show more content…
Thrushcross Grange, in contrast to the bleak exposed farmhouse on the heights, is situated in the valley with none of the grim features of Heathcliff’s home. Opposite of Wuthering Heights, Thrushcross Grange is filled with light and warmth. “Unlike Wuthering Heights, it is elegant and comfortable-’a splendid place carpeted with crimson, and crimson covered chairs and tables, and a pure white ceiling bordered by gold’.” Thrushcross Grange is the appropriate home of the children of the calm. The atmosphere of Thrushcross Grange illustrates the link the inhabitants have with the upper-class Victorian lifestyle. Although the Linton’s appearance was often shallow, appearances were kept for their friends and their social standing.