Class & Social Themes in Wuthering Heights


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Which of these individuals is born into a low class in Wuthering Heights?

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1. Which woman leaves her husband rather than deal with his abuse in Wuthering Heights?

2. What do the women of Wuthering Heights seemingly obsess over?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Like in the Victorian era, social class played an impactful role on the characters of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. This assessment will test your knowledge of such instances.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • Who was born into a low class
  • Who leaves her husband to escape abuse
  • What the women in Wuthering Heights obsess over
  • Why Heathcliff leaves
  • The character that makes Heathcliff's life miserable

Skills Practiced

Use these questions to also test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the importance of social class in Wuthering Heights to assess its impact on the characters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Heathcliff's reason for leaving Wuthering Heights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a character that made life miserable for Heathcliff

Additional Learning

For a review of the material covered in this assessment, study the lesson, Class & Social Themes in Wuthering Heights. This lesson will help you review for the assessment and study:

  • The era Wuthering Heights is from
  • The rivalry between Heathcliff and Hindley
  • Catherine's relationship with Heathcliff