Describe in specific detail the contrast in phyiscal appearance between the two estates at Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross least four sentences please

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The polar worlds of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange are reenforced by the appearances of the two estates. The Grange, and its inhabitants, the Lintons, symbolize conventional Victorian society, that is, everything that is “good”and rational in human relations. Thus it is located in a sheltered valley, away from the ranging winds and storms which battle Wuthering Heights. The Grange is well-ordered manor, well-kept and well-managed. Wuthering Heights, the home of the Earnshaws, is located in an exposed area located high in the moors where the weather is changeable and, because the area is so open, sometimes wild. It is often muddy and unkept due to the storms which often batter it. The battered facade also reflect the storms which occur inside the house. Thus, both locations physically resemble the characters who inhabit them. However, the descriptions of both houses also reflect the influence of the local architecture at the time of Emily Bronte's writing, which often incorporated a material called grit stone. "Grit" is the one thing both families seem to share.

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