Catherine & Heathcliff as Children in Wuthering Heights


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As a child, what did Cathy do when someone displeased her?

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1. What was the worst punishment that could happen to Cathy?

2. Who would Heathcliff obey, no matter what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and the included worksheet to test your understanding of the childhood of the two main characters in Wuthering Heights. Questions will focus on events and actions of the characters and the ways in which their personalities expressed themselves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of:

  • What Cathy did when someone displeased her
  • How Cathy was punished
  • Heathcliff's attitude towards hygiene

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as who Heathcliff would obey, no matter what
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about a way in which Cathy could be punished
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters, such as which character was bitten

Additional Learning

Learn more about the characters from Wuthering Heights in the lesson titled, Catherine and Heathcliff as children in Wuthering Heights. Information covered will include:

  • How Heathcliff was punished for misdeeds
  • Who Cathy seeks out for comfort when her father dies
  • Heathcliff's actions to other people