Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

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What are Wuthering Heights & Thrushcross Grange?

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Both of these names, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange, refer to places in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. Wuthering Heights is the farmhouse on the moors in which most of the action of the novel takes place. When the narrator, Lockwood, comes to Yorkshire at the beginning of the novel, he stays at Thrushcross Grange. Thrushcross Grange is a smaller home which is owned by Heathcliff, who now lives in Wuthering Heights. As the novel progresses, it becomes clear that Wuthering Heights, the more important of the two houses, has come into the possession of Heathcliff via the Earnshaw family who adopted him when he was a young boy. The Earnshaws were a fairly well to do family,...

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