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Hindley Earnshaw in Wuthering Heights: Description & Character Analysis

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What is Hindley Earnshaw's chief personality characteristic in Wuthering Heights?

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1. What's the cause of the conflict between Hindley and Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights?

2. Because the characters in Wuthering Heights mature over the course of the novel, their values change. How does that influence Hindley's treatment of Heathcliff?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet combo, you will be looking at Hindley Earnshaw from Wuthering Heights. Questions will address his chief personality characteristic along with his twin vices that allow Heathcliff to seize control of the house.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects in the quiz questions:

  • The source of the conflict between Hindley and Heathcliff
  • Change in the behavior between the two over the course of the story
  • The complex relationships between Heathcliff, Hindley and other characters
  • The vices of Hindley

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about Hindley's main personality trait
  • Reading comprehension - understand the plot elements involving Hindley in Wuthering Heights
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the conflict between Hindley and Heathcliff

Additional Learning

To see more about the character, go to the lesson titled Hindley Earnshaw in Wuthering Heights: Description & Character Analysis, where you can review the following other material:

  • Hindley's jealousy
  • An attempt on Heathcliff's life
  • How Hareton fits into Heathcliff's quest for revenge
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