Motifs in Wuthering Heights


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In her novel, Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte uses several literary devices to engage her readers. What does the term literary device refer to?

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1. In her novel, Wuthering Heights, Bronte uses the literary device known as motif. What does the term motif refer to?

2. In her novel, Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte uses the literary device known as symbols to support her motifs. What does the term symbol refer to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The motifs in Wuthering Heights will be discussed in these study assessments. Find out how much you know about them with questions on things like literary devices and what a motif actually is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for the following:

  • Identify what a symbol is, in the context of a literary technique
  • Define theme
  • Recognize the motifs used by the author to convey a certain message

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as literary device and theme
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as motif and symbol
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author's usage of literary devices

Additional Learning

For additional learning, we've created the lesson called Motifs in Wuthering Heights. Learn about these literary devices along the following study guidelines:

  • Summarize the book
  • Recognize the motifs contained within the plot line
  • Make sure you understand each of the literary devices used by the author