Describe the theme of opposites in "Wuthering Heights".

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Dirty and haunted, in the middle of nowhere, lays the Moor of Yorkshire. It is a place so far away from civilization that blanks people’s faces when its name is brought up in daily chatters. It is also where heaven and hell collides, and separated by the cold barren moors, two once glorious and significant estates.

Dilapidated walls, grotesque carvings, the gigantic but shallow stone-house by the name of Wuthering Heights, or hell. Surrounded by penetrating coldness, and stuffed with patches of dirt and evil, the stone mansion is no different to a demonic, isolated world where dreams vanish and hopes disappear. “A range of gaunt thorns all stretching their limb one way, as if craving alms of the sun”, Built to endure harsh storms of the dark, the lifeless mansion with bleak vegetation sits on top of the moors, with soggy and infertile land underneath that buries the ashes of vicious, suffering souls.

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Through the untrimmed vines, you can vaguely see the deep scratches on the moldy walls and ceilings of the dusty rooms hidden behind the shattered windows, that have trapped and sheltered many kind and unkind ones.

An abandoned cemetery lays by the drowning river, the faint smell of death makes it uncomfortable to breathe. On the gravestones, you can see faded engraves of the ancient names of those brutal and turbulent inhabitants, who struggled to survive and were eventually defeated by death. Only two can still be identified; “Heathcliff” and “Hindley”. Their life stories, carved on the back of the ...

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