Chapter 8 in Wuthering Heights: Summary


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At the beginning of Chapter 8 of Wuthering Heights, Hindley's wife Frances dies after giving birth to _____.

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1. Whose responsibility is it to raise Hareton after Frances' death at the beginning of Wuthering Heights Chapter 8?

2. In Chapter 8 of Wuthering Heights, Hindley reacts to Frances' death by becoming incredibly abusive, especially toward _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chapter 8 of Wuthering Heights is the subject of this combination of a quiz and worksheet. You will answer questions about Frances' death during childbirth and two characters' declarations of love at the end of the chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The topics listed below can be found in the quiz questions:

  • Who must raise Hareton after Frances' death
  • Hindley's reaction to the death of Frances
  • Catherine's personality
  • Her declaration of love for someone

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the death of Frances
  • Reading comprehension - understand the key plot points of Chapter 8, including two characters' confessions of love for each other
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about Hindley's reaction to Frances' death

Additional Learning

To explore more of the story, check out the lesson titled, Chapter 8 in Wuthering Heights: Summary. In it, you will see the following extra topics:

  • Hindley's denial
  • Heathcliff and Catherine's interactions
  • Abusive behavior