Meaning of the Black Press in Wuthering Heights


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In Wuthering Heights, why does Catherine lock herself in her room?

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1. In Wuthering Heights, who finally brings Catherine something to eat?

2. In Wutherine Heights, what does Catherine do with her pillow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get a better idea of how much you understand of the black press in Wuthering Heights. Answer the quiz questions which will test you on areas like Catherine's refusal to eat and who is there to help her.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals for these assessments are as follows:

  • Identify what happens to Catherine's pillow
  • Determine what she thinks about the black press
  • Recognize how it is related to her mental troubles

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the black press and how it is related to Catherine
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who is there to bring Catherine food
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Catherine does in her room

Additional Learning

Examine this area of study via the lesson entitled Meaning of the Black Press in Wuthering Heights and follow along with these study points:

  • Analyze the concept of insanity
  • Determine what the black press is
  • Assess Catherine's sickness