Wuthering Heights as a Setting: Symbolism, Analysis & Importance


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The first word in the name of both the house and the book, 'Wuther' is an outdated English word meaning what?

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1. Many of the characters of Wuthering Heights could also be said to symbolically 'wuther,' like Heathcliff and _____.

2. Whose ghost is the main perpetrator of the hauntings in Wuthering Heights?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study resources to determine how much you know about the setting of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. For the quiz you'll be responsible for knowing about an English word that is outdated in the title and how that relates to specific characters, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Address the following:

  • Name the ghost
  • Determine the object in the house that symbolizes the hauntings
  • Assess the nature of the house at the end of the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Wuthering Heights as a setting
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the house
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Heathcliff

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this story's setting via the lesson named Wuthering Heights as a Setting: Symbolism, Analysis & Importance. The following will be covered:

  • Recognize the significance of the book's title
  • Assess where the ghost comes from
  • Analyze the open window