Wuthering Heights - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

The next twelve years are very happy for Nelly, or Ellen, as she is now called and the other inhabitants of Thrushgrove Cross. Cathy is growing up to be a beautiful, sweet, yet spirited young lady and Edgar and Ellen both adore her. Edgar, however, has become somewhat of a hermit and thus, so has Cathy. She begins to become curious as to what lay outside their property.

It was around this time that Isabella passed away. She had written to Edgar telling him that she did not have much time left and she wished for him to raise Linton. Edgar rushed to his sister's side and stayed for three weeks.

To occupy Cathy during that time, Ellen allowed her to go out on the property with her pony during the day. She would come back and tell Ellen of her adventures, making up great stories. One...

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