The Question and Answer section for Wuthering Heights is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
When Mr. Earnshaw began to feel the effects of ill health the two boys, Heathcliff and Hindley, became more and more at odds. The parish curate stepped in and suggested that Hindley be sent to college in order to better prepare for his future,...
Lockwood is referring to the isolation imposed upon Heathcliff's daughter-in-law. Being buried alive in the country could be the only explanation for her choice of husband.
Heathcliff is a foundling taken in by Mr. Earnshaw and raised with his children. Heathcliff is of unknown descent.