Wuthering Heights Questions and Answers
At the end of Wuthering Heights, what was the relationship between Cathy and Hareton and what were their future plans?
What does Penistone Crag symbolize in the novel for Cathy and Heathcliff? Include contextual evidence.
Why does Heathcliff elope with Isabella in the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë? What does Isabella discover about his nature and true intentions? Focus on material covered in chapters 13–15, including one or more quotations.
Discuss revenge in Wuthering Heights. In what ways is it connected to love? What is the nature of love in the novel?
"Love and revenge are the two main themes in Wuthering Heights as they govern the whole story and grip us throughout the novel." Discuss.
Summarize Lockwood's two nightmares. How does Heathcliff react when he is told of the apparition at the window?
Compare and contrast Heathcliff and Lockwood. Does Lockwood’s impression of Heathcliff change by the time he leaves Wuthering Heights?
Explain the following quote from Wuthering Heights: "Misery and degradation and death and nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us, you of your own will did it.I have not broken your heart—you have broken it, and in breaking it you have broken mine."
What roles do social class and class ambiguity play in Wuthering Heights? Give five examples and link it to a major theme in the novel.
In detail, what is the contrast between the Earnshaw and Linton families, especially in the personality traits of family members and in how they treat others?
How is religion presented in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights? Particularly in relation to Brontë's treatment of Joseph and the view of the afterlife.
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