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Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

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Chapters 1–2 Questions and Answers

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Quiz Questions:

  1. Why does Mr. Lockwood go to Wuthering Heights?
  2. What happened to Lockwood the previous summer?
  3. How does Lockwood describe himself?
  4. How would you describe Heathcliff?
  5. How does Heathcliff react to Lockwood’s intrusion?
  6. Why do the dogs attack Lockwood?
  7. What prompts Lockwood to leave his house the next day?
  8. Who does the young lady sitting by the fire turn out to be?
  9. Who is the rough-looking young man?
  10. Why can’t Lockwood leave Wuthering Heights?

Quiz Answers:

  1. Mr. Lockwood has just begun renting Thrushcross Grange and goes to meet his landlord, Heathcliff, who lives at Wuthering Heights.
  2. 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.
  3. Lockwood believes that he is a loner and somewhat of a misanthrope, though his behavior suggests otherwise.
  4. 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.
  5. Heathcliff is clearly displeased by Lockwood’s intrusion as he, unlike Lockwood, is a true misanthrope.
  6. Lockwood winks and makes faces at the dogs, which leads them to attack him.
  7. Lockwood almost decides to stay home until a maid begins messily cleaning out the fireplace.
  8. The young woman at Wuthering Heights turns out to be Heathcliff’s daughter-in-law.
  9. The hostile young man introduces himself as Hareton Earnshaw.
  10. Lockwood is prevented from leaving Wuthering Heights by a snowstorm.

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Chapters 3–5 Questions and Answers