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The Cultivated and the Wild in Wuthering Heights

Summary: Analyzes Emily Bronte's novel, Wuthering Heights. Contrasts the two main settings in the story, the civilized Thrushcross Grange and the rough Wuthering Heights.
Two locales exist within Emily Bronte's masterpiece Wuthering Heights: the civilized Thrushcross Grange and the rough Wuthering Heights. Thrushcross Grange is "a splendid place carpeted in crimson" (Bronte 48) where the wealthy Linton family live. Wuthering Heights, home to the stormy Earnshaw family, is named for the "tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather" (Bronte 4). Ever since Lord David Cecil wrote a famous essay on Wuthering Heights about the division between the worlds of calm and storm, readers have recognized this pattern among the setting and the characters. Cecil defines the world of storm as one "of the harsh, the ruthless, the wild, and the dynamic." In contrast, the principle of calm is "the gentle, the merciful, the passive and the tame." Looking closely at the second half of the novel with its focus on Hareton, Catherine II, and Linton...

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