Isolation in Wuthering Heights: Quotes & Analysis


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Why was Heathcliff isolated in the streets as a young child in Liverpool in Wuthering Heights?

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1. Which of the following characters feels abandoned after Heathcliff arrives at Wuthering Heights in Wuthering Heights?

2. What causes Hindley to isolate himself through heavy drinking in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test yourself on the theme of isolation in Wuthering Heights. You'll review the characters that feel isolated and the reasons for it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet are offered as a focused review on:

  • How Heathcliff was isolated as a child
  • Who feels abandoned when Heathcliff is brought home to the Earnshaws
  • Why Hindley starts drinking heavily
  • Why Heathcliff goes off alone
  • Heathcliff's final isolation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - review what you read to be able to pick out the characters who isolated themselves
  • Knowledge application - see if you are able to use what you know of the theme of isolation in the book to answer questions about Heathcliff's periods of isolation
  • Information recall - ensure you are able to remember why Hindley experiences isolation

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about the theme of isolation in Wuthering Heights, see the provided lesson, Isolation in Wuthering Heights: Quotes & Analysis. You'll review:

  • Details of Heathcliff's early isolation
  • How Hindley reacts to a new child in the home
  • The love that was destined for isolation