Chapters 29–31 Questions and Answers
- Why does Heathcliff want Cathy to leave Thrushcross Grange?
- What does Heathcliff confess to Nelly while Cathy is packing upstairs?
- What is Nelly’s reaction to Heathcliff’s confession?
- How does Nelly hear about Cathy’s exploits at Wuthering Heights?
- What is Cathy forced to do when she arrives at Wuthering Heights?
- Why don’t Zillah and Hareton help Cathy?
- How does Cathy respond to Zillah’s and Hareton’s attempts at kindness after Linton’s death?
- What does Nelly consider after hearing about Cathy’s life at the Heights?
- Why does Lockwood ride out to Wuthering Heights?
- How does Cathy treat Hareton during Lockwood’s visit?
- Heathcliff says that he intends to rent out Thrushcross Grange.
- Heathcliff admits that he broke into Catherine’s coffin when Edgar was buried.
- Nelly is horrified that Heathcliff disturbed the dead and reprimands him.
- Nelly hears what goes on at Wuthering Heights from Zillah, the housekeeper.
- Heathcliff forces Cathy to take care of the dying Linton on her own, though she begs him to call a doctor.
- Zillah and Hareton are under strict orders from Heathcliff not to help Cathy.
- Cathy rebuffs Zillah’s and Hareton’s attempts at friendship because they abandoned her when she first arrived.
- Nelly briefly considers quitting her job and taking Cathy away to live with her in a cottage. However, she quickly realizes that Heathcliff would never let Cathy go.
- Lockwood goes to Wuthering Heights to give notice to Heathcliff that he plans to leave early.
- Cathy mocks Hareton’s attempts to learn to read, eventually goading him so far that he strikes her and throws the books in the fire.