Heathcliff's Madness & Death in Wuthering Heights: Analysis & Quotes


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Heathcliff's descent into madness begins near the end of Wuthering Heights, when he notices that Cathy and Hareton both closely resemble _____.

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1. During his madness at the end of Wuthering Heights, what's Heathcliff's one goal?

2. While he's in his state of madness, what does Heathcliff do to feel closer to Catherine, the woman he loves throughout Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Heathcliff's mental decline and death are the subjects of this combination of a quiz and worksheet. You can find questions about the beginning of Heathcliff's descent into madness and the narrator of the story who is uncertain about the hauntings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics can be found in the questions of the quiz:

  • Heathcliff's lone goal during his madness
  • What he does to feel closer to Catherine
  • Why he leaves his window open the night he dies
  • The narrator's uncertainty about the hauntings surrounding the area

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about Cathy and Hareton resembling someone
  • Reading comprehension - understand the main plot elements involving Heathcliff's demise
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about Heathcliff's one goal

Additional Learning

To review more about the character, open the lesson titled, Heathcliff's Madness & Death in Wuthering Heights: Analysis & Quotes. There, you can check out the following extra topics:

  • Vengeance
  • The potential burial
  • Quotes from the story