Wuthering Heights - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 60 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Wuthering Heights.
This section contains 329 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Wuthering Heights Study Guide

Chapter 6 Summary

Hindley comes back home for the funeral and brings with him his wife, whom he had kept a secret. Hindley is mean-spirited and condemns all of the servants to the back rooms. He also turns Heathcliff into a servant instead of one of the family. He is no longer allowed to learn with Catherine and he has to do manual labor in the fields. If either Catherine or Heathcliff disobeyed Hindley, which they often do, they are disciplined. One day the pair runs off and cannot be found when the housekeeper calls them for dinner. Hindley locks all of the doors and ordered the servants not to let them in.

Nelly has stayed up to watch for them. It is only Heathcliff that comes back. Catherine is staying the night at Thrushcross Grange. The Linton's, who live there, did not ask him to stay. Heathcliff describes the...

(read more from the Chapter 6 Summary)

This section contains 329 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Wuthering Heights Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
Wuthering Heights from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.