Windows in Wuthering Heights: Importance, Symbols & Quotes


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In Wuthering Heights, which of the following do windows symbolize?

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1. Besides the window, what has separated Catherine from Heathcliff in the scene with Catherine and Lockwood?

2. What is the significance of the window at Thruschcross Grange that Heathcliff and Catherine look into from the outside in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these study resources, you'll be dissecting the subject of windows and their symbolism in Wuthering Heights. You'll need to recognize their meaning in the story and understand how Catherine is separated from Heathcliff, among other things, for the interactive quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to:

  • Understand the importance of the window at Thruschcross Grange
  • Assess Nelly's feelings about Catherine wanting her window open at night
  • Analyze Catherine keeping her bedroom door ajar

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the separation between Heathcliff and Catherine
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Catherine's desire to keep her windows open
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the significance of the window at Thruschcross Grange and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson entitled, Windows in Wuthering Heights: Importance, Symbols & Quotes will help you to learn more about the significance of windows in the novel. Take the following into consideration while you study:

  • Catherine's ghost and its role in the story
  • The importance of her meeting the Lintons
  • Catherine's illness and how the windows affect it