Quotes 6-91. “The devil had seized her ankle, Nelly; I heard his abominable snorting. She did not yell out
---no! She would have scorned to do it, if she had been spitted on the horns of a mad cow. I did, though, I vociferated curses enough to annihilate any fiend in Christendom, and I got a stone and thrust it between his jaws, and tried with all my might to cram it down his throat. A beast of a servant came up with a lantern, at last, shorting--
“Keep fast, Skulker, keep fast!”
Identify “she” and “I”.
What has happened?
Afterwards, they dried and combed her beautiful hair, and gave her a pair of enormous slippers, and wheeled her to the fire, and I left her, as merry as she could be dividing her food between the little dog and Skulker, who nose she pinched as she ate; …..I saw they were full of stupid admiration; she is so immeasurable superior to them—to everybody on earth; is she not, Nelly?”
Identify “they” and “she”…
What is happening and why?
“You needn’t have touched me!” he answered, following her eye and snatching away his hand. “I shall be as dirty as I please, and I like to be dirty, and I will be dirty.”
What is scene?
He ventured this remark without any intention to insult; but Heathcliff’s violent nature was not prepared to endure the appearance of impertinence from one whom he seemed to hate, even then, as a rival. He seized a tureen of hot apple sauce, the first thing that came under his gripe, and dashed it full against the speaker’s face and neck—who instantly commended a lament that brought Isabela and Catherine hurrying to the place.
Why did Heathcliff throw the applesauce?
Whom did he hit? Why?
He told his wife the same story, and she seemed to believe him; but one night, while leaning on his shoulder, in the act of saying she thought she should be able to get up tomorrow, a fit of coughing took her—a very slight one—he raised her in his arms; she put her two hands about his neck, her face changed, and she was dead.
Who is “he”?
Who is “she?”
What had happened right before this?