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Full Book Quiz
. What is inscribed above the entrance of Wuthering Heights?
“Hindley Earnshaw, 1729”
“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”
“Hareton Earnshaw, 1500”
. What kind of countryside surrounds Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange?
. What destination does the young Catherine have in mind when she leaves Thrushcross Grange for the first time?
The fairy caves at Penistone Crags
The nearby village
London, where her cousin Linton lives
. What is the name of the village near Wuthering Heights?
. In what region of England was Emily Brontë raised?
. Who plans to live at Thrushcross Grange at the end of the novel?
Young Catherine and Hareton
Young Catherine and Linton Heathcliff
. Over the course of the novel, which characters claim to see Catherine’s ghost?
Heathcliff, Hareton, young Catherine, and Joseph
Edgar Linton and Heathcliff
Joseph and Nelly Dean
Lockwood and Heathcliff
. On what day do young Catherine and Hareton plan to be married?
New Year’s Day
The Ides of March
The anniversary of Heathcliff’s death
. Why does young Catherine climb over the garden wall?
To escape from the Grange
To meet with Linton
To retrieve her hat, which fell off as she stretched for the fruit of a tree
To escape her mother’s ghost
. Who raises Hareton during the early years of his life?
. Who does Lockwood believe would have given young Catherine a fairy tale life, if only she would have fallen in love with him?
. Which of the following characters dies first?
. Which of the following characters dies last?
. According to Heathcliff, when will Catherine’s body decompose?
When a hundred centuries have passed
When Edgar Linton is finally cursed to hell
When Heathcliff can join her in the earth
. Where does Lockwood record Nelly’s story?
In a novel
In his diary
In the margins of his Bible
In Catherine’s diary
. Which character speaks the words “I am Heathcliff!”
. Which three names does Lockwood find inscribed in the window ledge near his bed at Wuthering Heights?
Catherine Earnshaw, Catherine Linton, and Catherine Heathcliff
Catherine Earnshaw, Hindley Earnshaw, and Hareton Earnshaw
Isabella Linton, Isabella Heathcliff, and Isabella Earnshaw
Nelly, Joseph, and Zillah
. Where does Earnshaw originally find Heathcliff?
. Where is Catherine buried?
In a churchyard overlooking the moors
In the chapel
Under a stone wall
She is not buried, but cremated, and her ashes are scattered in the Thames.
. At what age is Linton taken away from Thrushcross Grange by Heathcliff?
. At what age is Linton reunited with young Catherine?
. Whom does Hindley force to work as a servant in his home?
Heathcliff’s son, Linton
. Whom does Heathcliff force to work as a servant in his home?
. Where do Catherine and Heathcliff first become close?
In the nursery at Wuthering Heights
During Catherine’s visit to Liverpool
At Isabella Linton’s birthday party
On the moors
. Whom does Edgar Linton sometimes forbid his daughter to visit?
The evangelical servant Joseph
Context Quick Quiz
Heathcliff: Character Analysis
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