Symbols & Symbolism in Wuthering Heights


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Which of the following best describes the meaning of the word 'wuthering' from Wuthering Heights?

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1. In Wuthering Heights, why does Lockwood stay at Wuthering Heights the night that he sees Catherine's ghost?

2. In Wuthering Heights, which of the following best describes the weather the night that Heathcliff leaves Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study tools to find out what you know about the symbolism of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The quiz will address areas of the lesson such as the word 'wuthering' and Lockwood's staying on at the house.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on the following study goals:

  • Recognize the weather from a given scene
  • Identify a true statement about the dogs
  • Determine which character believes Heathcliff will pass on his cruelty

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the title of the book and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Catherine's ghost
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the dogs and what happens to them

Additional Learning

Explore the lesson with the name Symbols & Symbolism in Wuthering Heights to learn more about Emily Bronte's use of these literary techniques. To stay on track, follow along with these study guidelines:

  • Define symbols
  • Analyze how the weather is used as a symbol
  • Examine the meaning of the dogs and their behavior
  • Assess instances of animal cruelty in the novel