In Wuthering Heights, the physical setting affects the characters both positively and negatively. They contradict with every aspect of each other. Wuthering Heights are packed with working class whereas Thrushcross grange has residents who belong to a higher stratum in the social ladder. It was a sweet substitute for the yet absent murmur of the summer foliage, which drowned that music about the Grange when the trees were in leaf. He is secluded, mysterious, mean, and rude. His absent-colored description conforms to the blandness of Wuthering Heights.
In her childhood she displayed the strength of the place in her strong will but exhibited its failings when she put feeling aside and married Edgar. They do live more in earnest, more in themselves, and less in surface, change, and frivolous external things. She is shocked to learn that Hindley died deeply in debt, and that Heathcliff, who had lent Hindley large amounts of money to supply his gambling addiction, now owns Wuthering Heights. The eighteen year-old girl thought she was marrying the man of her dreams, only to find she had entered into a nightmare of a marriage. Abusive towards his son and leaning towards homicidal, Hindley represents the strength, passion and gloom that Wuthering Heights brings.
Therefore also the residents of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange completely contrast each other. The influence of the vicinities is evident in the characters. In fact, the entire novel could be analyzed using comparison and contrast. The owner, Heathcliff, is just like where he lives. Emily Bronte includes these two places in the Romantic novel, Wuthering Heights, to create a contrast which furthers the overall theme of good vs. Heathcliff had been acting strangely for some time, which baffled the other members of the household.
The court at Elsinore, despite its luxurious setting, almost mirrors the seclusion of the Yorkshire moors of Wuthering Heights — making both settings almost prison like. We get a view of the residents of Thrushcross Grange from what Heathcliff tells Nelly in chapter 6: The light came from thence; they had not put up the shutters, and the curtains were only half closed. Wuthering Heights is a novel about the love a woman has for two men. He has become a boy who only looks for vengeance and pain, instead of forgiveness and love. Many of the same themes and ideas occur in the second half of the novel as in the first half, but they develop quite differently. The house is built to match, with stocky, imposing construction and narrow windows which are never lit up with the light of a nice fire in the fireplace set deep into the walls. The main body of the house was built in 1634 and extensively rebuilt in 1801.
She is defiant and pledges she will die before she gives Heathcliff the pleasure of power over her brother, unfortunately that is exactly what happens. There was a violent wind, as well as thunder, and either one or the other split a tree off at the corner of the building. Thrushcross Grange is a peaceful, beautiful abode which epitomizes all that is good and lovely. With regards to the story in the book these two manors are described as the complete opposites of each other where one is the exaggeration of the other's features: Thrushcross grange - well maintained, illuminated, and sophisticated residents Wuthering heights - dark interiors, gloomy, and uncongenial residents. The stunted growth of the plants. Her realization of the power she would get from wielding a weapon foreshadows her violent argument with Heathcliff later in the novel. Never have two more opposing places existed than Thrusscross Grange and Wuthering Heights.
There is no building close to Haworth which has a park anywhere near this size but a few houses which might have inspired some elements. She would love to marry him, but because her brother, Hindley, has given Heathcliff the status of servant, she cannot. This is a perfect example of the impetuous Wuthering Heights. Linton-that Earnshaw had mortgaged every yard of land he owned, for cash to supply his mania for gaming; and he, Heathcliff, was the mortgagee. What techniques are used in the characterization of Heathcliff. Lockwood the fate of Catherine Linton.
Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange mainly differ in their appearance and moods. One family is rude and arrogant, and the other family is kind and proper. On the other hand, Thrushcross Grange is settled on flat land. After Lockwood visits his landlord at Wuthering Heights, he is perplexed why Heathcliff would choose to live at Wuthering Heights when Thrushcross Grange is such a preferable option. Such weather symbolizes the chaos and drama that is always going on inside the house. I would not be you.
He does not fit there and does not want to be part of the world of refinement any more than the Lintons want him there. Personally, I prefer Wuthering Heights because of its passion and energy whereas Thrushcross Grange is refined to the point of seeming dull and lifeless. And so, Nelly tells Lockwood, Hareton, who should have lived as the finest gentleman in the area, is reduced to working for his keep at Wuthering Heights. Heathcliff and Catherine first visit Thrushcross Grange as children to satisfy their curiosity about how their wealthy neighbors live. It was rocky relationship, but mostly dangerous. Looking at the good and bad qualities of both the places and the characters Cathy seems to have the best qualities of both places whilst Linton has the worst of both. Catherine marries into the Lintons and climbs the social ladder, but after time, finds it confining and wishes for the wild freedom of her youth.