Gothic Elements in Wuthering Heights


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How is the setting of Wuthering Heights Gothic?

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1. Whose ghost figures prominently in Wuthering Heights?

2. Who did Catherine love?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are certain specific things that characterize a Gothic novel. On this worksheet and quiz combo, you will answer test questions on the elements of Gothic literature as demonstrated in the classic novel Wuthering Heights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests on:

  • Why the setting is Gothic
  • Which elements in a given list are Gothic
  • Who Catherine is in love with

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Wuthering Heights to identify the character whose ghost is an important part of the story
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about what makes the setting of the story Gothic
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to name something in the story that doesn't show decay

Additional Learning

Examine the lesson titled, Gothic Elements in Wuthering Heights to find out more. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:

  • Tell where the Wuthering Heights estate gets its name
  • Describe Catherine's mental state just before her death
  • Name some writers who wrote in the Gothic style