Wuthering Heights is one of the greatest works by Emily Bronte. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
Questions for Study and Discussion
- What is important about the title? Answer
- What are the conflicts in Wuthering Heights? Answer
- How does Emily Bronte reveal character in Wuthering Heights?
- What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
- What are some symbols in Wuthering Heights? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
- Are the characters consistent in their actions? Which of the characters are fully developed? How? Why?
- Do you find the characters likable? Are the characters persons you would want to meet?
- Does the story end the way you expected? How? Why?
- What is the central/primary purpose of the story? Is the purpose important or meaningful?
- How does the novel relate to feminist literature?
- How essential is the setting to the story? Could the story have taken place anywhere else?
- What is the role of women in Wuthering Heights? How are mothers represented? What about single/independent women?
- What elements of the story, plot, characterization, etc. are the most controversial? Why do you think the book was banned? Do you believe the book should remain banned?
- This novel has been compared to the Twilight series. Do you agree? Why? Why not?
- Compare "A Rose for Emily," by William Faulkner, with this novel. How do the characters cope with rejection?
- Would you recommend this novel to a friend?