Wuthering Heights Chapters 13–14 Questions and Answers
by Emily Brontë

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Chapters 13–14 Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions:

  1. How has Catherine changed since her illness?
  2. Why is Catherine’s pregnancy especially significant?
  3. What does Hindley tell Isabella on her first night at Wuthering Heights?
  4. In her letter, what does Isabella ask Nelly to do?
  5. What is Edgar’s response to Isabella’s unhappiness?
  6. What defense does Heathcliff offer for his treatment of Isabella?
  7. Why is Heathcliff especially angry at Edgar?
  8. What does Heathcliff want Nelly to do?
  9. Why does Nelly agree to set up a meeting between Heathcliff and Catherine?
  10. What does Lockwood think about after Nelly leaves?

Quiz Answers:

  1. Catherine recovers a little but remains very weak.
  2. Catherine’s pregnancy is important because the birth of a male heir will prevent Heathcliff and Isabella from inheriting Edgar’s estate.
  3. Hindley warns Isabella that every night, he visits Heathcliff’s room to see if it is locked. He tells her that if he ever finds it unlocked, he will shoot Heathcliff.
  4. Isabella writes to Nelly and asks her to come visit at Wuthering Heights.
  5. Edgar is sorry to hear that Isabella is unhappy but refuses to write or visit.
  6. Heathcliff claims that Isabella knew how brutal he was before she ran away with him and that it is not his fault she romanticized him.
  7. Heathcliff feels that Catherine’s illness is Edgar’s fault.
  8. Heathcliff wants Nelly to help set up a secret meeting between Catherine and himself.
  9. Nelly agrees because she knows Heathcliff will march over to Thrushcross Grange and cause a scene if she does not set up a secret meeting.
  10. Lockwood reflects upon Catherine’s daughter, whom he met at Wuthering Heights, and wonders what would happen if he fell in love with her.