Chapters 1–2 Questions and Answers
- Why does Mr. Lockwood go to Wuthering Heights?
- What happened to Lockwood the previous summer?
- How does Lockwood describe himself?
- How would you describe Heathcliff?
- How does Heathcliff react to Lockwood’s intrusion?
- Why do the dogs attack Lockwood?
- What prompts Lockwood to leave his house the next day?
- Who does the young lady sitting by the fire turn out to be?
- Who is the rough-looking young man?
- Why can’t Lockwood leave Wuthering Heights?
- Mr. Lockwood has just begun renting Thrushcross Grange and goes to meet his landlord, Heathcliff, who lives at Wuthering Heights.
- Lockwood accidentally led a young woman to believe that he was interested in her and then treated her indifferently, giving people the impression that he is heartless.
- Lockwood believes that he is a loner and somewhat of a misanthrope, though his behavior suggests otherwise.
- Heathcliff has a dark complexion and is handsome, though he has a morose expression. He is very gruff and rude to Lockwood and the inhabitants of Wuthering Heights.
- Heathcliff is clearly displeased by Lockwood’s intrusion as he, unlike Lockwood, is a true misanthrope.
- Lockwood winks and makes faces at the dogs, which leads them to attack him.
- Lockwood almost decides to stay home until a maid begins messily cleaning out the fireplace.
- The young woman at Wuthering Heights turns out to be Heathcliff’s daughter-in-law.
- The hostile young man introduces himself as Hareton Earnshaw.
- Lockwood is prevented from leaving Wuthering Heights by a snowstorm.