Which Linton dies in Wuthering Heights?


Which Linton dies in Wuthering Heights?

The Lintons

The Linton family of Thrushcross Grange is a major part of the plot of Emily Bronte's novel Wuthering Heights. Mr. and Mrs. Linton are the parents of the family. Edgar Linton is the blond-haired, blue-eyed older child and heir of the two, and he eventually marries Catherine Earnshaw and fathers Cathy Linton. Isabella Linton is Edgar's younger sister, who marries Heathcliff and gives birth to Linton Heathcliff. Catherine Earnshaw becomes Catherine Linton upon her marriage to Edgar.

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Only one member of the Linton family survives to the end of Wuthering Heights. Mr. and Mrs. Linton both die around the same time after contracting a...

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Wuthering Heights: Plot Overview and Character Analysis


Chapter 6 / Lesson 5

'Wuthering Heights' is Emily Bronte's only published novel, but if you're only going to publish one novel in your lifetime, this is a good one. Follow along as this lesson introduces you to the plot, characters and other aspects of this novel.

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