Humor in Wuthering Heights


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What is the primary reason for the jokes the characters make in Wuthering Heights?

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1. Which of the following characters of Wuthering Heights provides much of the comic relief in the story?

2. What does Heathcliff do to Lockwood on his first visit that provides dark humor in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of humor in the story of Wuthering Heights is the focus for this quiz and worksheet combo. You can find questions on the main reason for the characters making jokes, as well as Lockwood's fear about the relationship between Cathy and Hareton.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will see the topics listed below appearing in question form on the quiz:

  • The main comic relief character of the story
  • What Heathcliff does to Lockwood on his first visit
  • The housekeeper's actions toward Lockwood during his second visit
  • Lockwood's fear for Cathy and Hareton's relationship

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the key plot points relating to humor in Wuthering Heights
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about what the housekeeper does to Lockwood
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about the name of the character who provides comic relief

Additional Learning

To study more, open the lesson titled, Humor in Wuthering Heights. With it, you can brush up on the following extra topics:

  • The blizzard outside
  • Lockwood as compared to Hareton
  • The nose bleed