Violence in Wuthering Heights: Examples & Analysis


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Who introduces Heathcliff to violence in Wuthering Heights?

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1. Which of the following characters is wounded by a knife-holding Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights?

2. Which of the following characters is flogged for misbehavior as a child in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz and worksheet combination focus on the themes of violence in Wuthering Heights. You will be asked about the person who introduces Heathcliff to violence in the story along with the reason for Heathcliff's abuse of Isabella.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to find the following topics in the quiz questions:

  • A character wounded by a knife from Heathcliff
  • Who gets flogged for misbehavior
  • The character who dreams of being beaten by pilgrim staves
  • Why Heathcliff is abusive toward Isabella

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the key plot points involving violence in Wuthering Heights
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the reason for Heathcliff's abusive behavior
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about who gets wounded by Heathcliff's knife

Additional Learning

To see more, visit the lesson titled, Violence in Wuthering Heights: Examples & Analysis. With it, you can check out the following additional material:

  • Heathcliff's flogging
  • His hair
  • Isabella's behavior