Wuthering Heights - Chapter 12 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 175 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Wuthering Heights Study Guide

Chapter 12 Summary

On her third day of fasting, Catherine asks for some water and food. Nelly brings her water and toast, which she finishes quickly. Catherine throws a temper tantrum. She is acting crazy and is furious that her husband is not worried for her. She is talking nonsense and it turns out that she has a fever. Edgar passes by the room and is mad that he has not been alerted to her illness but no one had known that she was sick since she had locked herself in her room. Nelly goes to find the doctor.

Catherine is quite ill. One of the maids, back from an errand in the nearby town, brings with her news of Isabella's departure in the night. She has run off and married Heathcliff. Edgar responds to the news by telling Nelly that Isabella is no longer to be considered his sister...

(read more from the Chapter 12 Summary)

This section contains 175 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.