Chapter 17 in Wuthering Heights: Summary


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In chapter 17 of Wuthering Heights, how does Isabella receive the injury beneath her ear?

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1. Why does Heathcliff take Hindley's gun away from him in chapter 17 of Wuthering Heights?

2. When Isabella flees Wuthering Heights, who does she go to for help in chapter 17?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools are designed to help you understand what you know about Chapter 17 of Wuthering Heights. For the quiz you'll be assessing Isabella's injury and Heathcliff's interaction with Hindley, among other areas of focus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study resources to complete the following:

  • Identify to whom Isabella goes for aid
  • Determine what happens to her in London
  • Assess what happens to Hareton after his dad dies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Chapter 17 in Wuthering Heights
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Isabella's injury
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hindley's character

Additional Learning

This lesson will help you to learn more about the chapter during which Isabella flees and Hindley loses it. The lesson is named Chapter 17 in Wuthering Heights: Summary and it will adhere to the following study points:

  • Assess the events after Catherine's death
  • Determine how she and Hindley are related
  • Analyze Isabella's return to the Grange
  • Examine the argument between Heathcliff and Hindley
  • Understand why Isabella treats Heathcliff the way she does
  • Analyze the deaths of Isabella and Hindley