Genre of Wuthering Heights


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Fill in the blank: Although Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights contains elements of several genres, it is most strongly associated with the _____ genre.

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1. Which of the following genres is not associated with Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights?

2. Which of the following terms is used when referring to coming-of-age narratives?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assesses what you remember about the genres of Wuthering Heights. You can check your understanding of how the different genres are represented in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet as an evaluation of what you remember about:

  • The genre most strongly associated with Wuthering Heights
  • Which genres are associated with this book
  • The term for coming-of-age narratives
  • Elements that support the genre of a revenge tragedy

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember the genres that are related to this story
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the elements that support the genre of a revenge tragedy in this book to answer a question about them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to interpret features of a genre

Additional Learning

There is more to learn about this topic in the lesson Genre of Wuthering Heights. This lesson gives more detailed insight about:

  • Defining genre
  • Why the book was met with negativity when it was first published
  • The elements that point to the main genre of the story
  • What Heathcliff is seen as
  • Understanding revenge tragedy