Personification in Wuthering Heights


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What is personification?

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1. In 'Wuthering Heights what does Lockwood mean when he says '''I believe at Wuthering Heights the kitchen is forced to retreat altogether into another quarter''?

2. In 'Wuthering Heights which of the following would be an example of personification?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these resources to help get a better idea of what you understand about the personification in Wuthering Heights. Assess what personification is and how it's used in the text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will help you to:

  • Identify an example of personification from the story
  • Determine in what way Lockwood personifies written pages
  • Recognize how a branch hitting a window and making a sound was personified in the book

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on personification in Wuthering Heights
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of personification and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Lockwood's personification of pages containing written words

Additional Learning

Learn more about this literary technique in Emily Bronte's lasting classic via the lesson called, Personification in Wuthering Heights. Objectives include the following:

  • Assess the runaway kitchen
  • Analyze the escaping chapters
  • Identify a key reason for Bronte's use of personification