Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights: Character Analysis & Revenge


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Of the following, which is NOT an attribute of a Byronic hero?

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1. What are the Romantic period writers often concerned with?

2. What event motivates Heathcliff's revenge in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Heathcliff is the Byronic, savage-like hero from Emily Bronte's novel, Wuthering Heights. This quiz/worksheet combo will give you an overview of his character in the context of the novel, and will test you on things such as his attributes and role in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • The typical attributes of a Byronic hero
  • What Romantic writers are often concerned with
  • Which event in the novel motivates Heathcliff's revenge
  • Why we maintain our sympathy for Heathcliff
  • How Heathcliff comes into possession of Wuthering Heights

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Heathcliff gets his revenge and how he comes into possession of Wuthering Heights
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Byronic heroes and Romantic writers

Additional Learning

To learn more about a Byronic hero in one of Emily Bronte's novels, review the corresponding lesson on Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introduces what the novel is about
  • Provides an analysis of Heathcliff and Catherine
  • Discusses the theme of revenge in the novel