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Wuthering Heights

This quiz will review some of the salient aspects of the novel's plot, setting, characters, and theme. It will constitute a brief check of factual information, with an occasional interpretive element. For those students reading Wuthering Heights for the first time, or for those readers returning to the book, the quiz will serve to reinforce understanding and to enable recall of the first few chapters and basic outline of the novel.

1

The overall structure of the novel falls into which of the following categories?

2

What does the word "wuthering" signify?

3

How many characters named Catherine does the novel contain?

4

Who narrates the opening chapters?

5

According to old Earnshaw, where did he find Heathcliff?

6

In Lockwood's dream, what name does the spectral child claim?

7

What does Heathcliff's reaction to Lockwood's dream tell us?

8

Who is Nelly Dean?

9

What is her function in the novel?

10

Who is Joseph?