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by Emily Brontë

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What do Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange represent, and is their opposition reconciled by the novel's end?

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Throughout Wuthering Heights Catherine Earnshaw is torn between the dictates of established social convention and the emotional demands of the heart. Each side of this terrible quandary is represented objectively by Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Wuthering Heights is rather like Heathcliff himself: wild, mysterious, set apart from respectable society. Thrushcross Grange, on the other hand, is a concrete representation of that society. It is a haven of peace, order, and stability, the perfect place for a respectable married lady to...

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