Study Guide

Zillah in Wuthering Heights

By Emily Brontë

Zillah

Zillah, a "stout housewife" (2.104), is one of the few servants at Wuthering Heights, along with Nelly Dean and Joseph. She's often lurking in the background and serves to fill in some information for Nelly—like what the hot gossip is in Gimmerton.