Chapters 6–7 Questions and Answers
- Why does Nelly suspect Hindley kept his new wife a secret from Mr. Earnshaw?
- How does Hindley treat Heathcliff after returning to Wuthering Heights?
- Why does Catherine stay with the Lintons after she and Heathcliff are caught spying on them?
- How does Catherine change during her time at Thrushcross Grange?
- What does Catherine say that offends Heathcliff?
- What does Nelly suggest Heathcliff imagine about his origins?
- Why does Heathcliff get so upset with Edgar Linton?
- What does Heathcliff do in response to Edgar’s comment?
- How does Catherine react to the conflict between Heathcliff and Edgar?
- Who does Heathcliff swear to get revenge on?
- Nelly suspects that Frances probably has neither money nor connections, and Hindley was afraid Mr. Earnshaw wouldn’t approve of the marriage.
- Hindley demotes Heathcliff, forcing him to become a servant at the house.
- The Lintons keep Catherine because they recognize her as a member of the gentry and want to tend her ankle.
- Catherine becomes much more ladylike, both in manners and appearance.
- Catherine calls Heathcliff dirty and unfavorably compares him to Edgar and Isabella Linton.
- Nelly tells Heathcliff that, were she in his position, she would imagine that she was long lost royalty.
- Edgar Linton makes a comment about Heathcliff’s hair looking silly.
- Heathcliff throws hot applesauce at Edgar.
- Catherine blames Edgar for getting Heathcliff in trouble.
- Heathcliff swears to get revenge on Hindley.