Why do longer wavelength sound waves diffract more around objects while shorter wavelength light waves refract ..

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Why do longer wavelength sound waves diffract more around objects while shorter wavelength light waves refract more through a prism? Seems to me an inconsistency of any wave theory. I would expect the degree of bending to be consistent with the relative length of the wave regardless of light or sound.

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