Wuthering Heights Essay | Class and Gender in Wuthering Heights

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Class and Gender in Wuthering Heights

Summary: Examines Emily Bronte's novel Wuthering Heights. Discusses themes of class, conflict and gender throughout the novel. Describes how the settings in the novel provide insight to the character's social interactions and positions.
Conflict as a result of class and gender division is a common theme seen throughout Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights. Social contrasts and gender boundaries create oppression and tension amongst the characters, affecting their composure and behaviour throughout the novel.

The most obvious distinction between upper and lower classes is with the two settings; Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights. Both places differ significantly in both disposition and appearance. The society in Wuthering Heights is that of the working class. Wuthering Heights is a worn out farm that represents difficulty; ruthlessness, and hard work. Life at Wuthering Heights is more domestic yet spiteful revenge and personal struggles envelop the characters that live there. Thrushcross Grange is located in the valley and represents refinement, comfort and wealth. The society of Thrushcross Grange is of higher nobility; such as the Linton's were, those who lived here...

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