• Jane Eyre
    It is possible to read and enjoy Wide Sargasso Sea without any knowledge of its relationship to Jane Eyre but an important dimension of the story will be missing. It is certain that Jean Rhys herself expected that her readers had a passing knowledge of Charlotte Brontë’s novel even if they didn’t know...
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  • The Master-Slave Relationship Between Jane and Rochester
    Against the pull of its patriarchal love fantasy, Jane Eyre presents an equally passionate protest against patriarchal authority. Do you agree? Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte was published in 1847 and was met with instant criticism and public disapproval in the Victorian society. The Victorian woman...
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  • Compare the ways in which Charlotte Brontë and Maya Angelou present male characters, through detailed discussion of Jane Eyre and wider reference to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    discussion of Jane Eyre and wider reference to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Jane Eyre is an early insight into how proto-feminists were regarded in the 19th century, where a women’s role was stereotypically to be seen and not heard. Charlotte Bronte uses the character Jane Eyre as a platform...
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  • Jane Eyre
    English 9H 9 May 2013 Jane Eyre: An Unconventional Heroine The story of a woman who comes from the worst circumstances to grow and prosper by breaking the rules set for her is relevant in many different works of literature. Jane, the endearing heroine in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, breaks through barriers...
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  • Feminism
    458 A CRITICAL HISTORY Feminist Criticism and Jane Eyre WHAT IS FEMINIST CRITICISM? Feminist criticism comes in many forms, and feminist critics have a variety of goals. Some have been interested in rediscovering the works of women writers overlooked by a masculine-dominated culture. Others ...
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  • Jane Eyre: a British Literature Novel That Theme Shows Love Versus the Autonomy
    follow. This year was slightly different in that we were able to choose between two books, Dracula and Jane Eyre, and I choose Jane Eyre for reasoning that it would appeal to my feminine senses more so than Dracula. Jane Eyre is a novel of British literature written in the setting of the nineteenth...
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  • Jane Eyre
    Describe how Jane reveals that she considers herself equal to men and wants to be treated equally, particularly in her relationships with Rochester and St. John Jane Eyre was published during the Victorian Era, which is when women had a distinct role. They were seen inferior to men, making their duties...
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  • Some Information About Jane Eyre
    Jane Eyre /ˈɛər/ (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name "Currer Bell." The first American edition was released the following year by Harper &...
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  • ISP Reflective Journal
    Reflective Journal Independent Study Project Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, addresses many modern day problems regarding love including large age differences, abuse and religion, despite being set in a Victorian age. Jane was raised in an abusive family. She was without love for...
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  • Rhys-Essay
    • Postcolonial reading of “Jane Eyre” /rewriting the Other into a Self The story of Bertha, the first Mrs Rochester, Wide Sargasso Sea is a brilliant deconstruction of Brontë's “worlding” and one of the best-known literary postcolonial reply to the Brontes. As it is point out in Peter Childs...
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  • Strength from Passion
    Sophie Bodrog May 30, 2012 HENGL 10-02 Word Count: 2137 The novel, Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë, tells the dramatic life story of a girl in early nineteenth century England as she faces both adversity and love. Jane is orphaned and spends her early childhood at her aunt’s house, where she is...
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  • Jane Air
    * Jane Eyre: The protagonist of the novel and the title character. Orphaned as a baby, she struggles through her nearly loveless childhood and becomes governess at Thornfield Hall. Jane is passionate and opinionated, and values freedom and independence. She also has a strong conscience and is a determined...
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  • Jane Erye
    Always a Character The relationship shared between those whom you have lived with is one of the strongest and greatest bonds that exist. Anytime problems arise they are there to listen, comfort and reassure one another. Although love, hope and care provide the relationship with it’s strength, sometimes...
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  • Jane Eyre: Sexism
    In the cases of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice and Emily Bronte's Jane Eyre, the ideals of romantic love are very much the same. In both 19th century novels, women's wants and needs are rather simplified. However, this could also be said for the roles and ideals of the male characters. While...
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  • Sympathy
    Edward Rochester The owner of Thornfield Manor and Jane's lover. Mr. Rochester is an interesting twist on the tragic Byronic hero; though not handsome in a strict sense, his great passion and forcefulness make him an extremely appealing and sensual character in Jane's perspective. Mr. Rochester is also...
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  • Love in Jane Eyre
    How are the ideas of love and relationship portrayed in Jane Eyre? Jane Eyre is fundamentally a novel about the conflict between love, and the artificial context of relationship, which introduces impediments and pain to what should be pure and unconstrained. It is the pain of love forbidden by the...
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  • Listening Skill
    Jane Eyre: Themes In LitCharts, each theme gets its own corresponding color, which you can use to track where the themes occur in the work. There are two ways to track themes: * Refer to the color-coded bars next to each plot point throughout the Summary and Analysis sections. * Use the ThemeTracker...
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  • Analysis Of Jane Eyre
    Analysis of Jane Eyre "Yes; Mrs. Rochester," said he; "Young Mrs. Rochester-Fair-fax Rochester's girl-bride." -Rochester to Jane, Jane Eyre Since its publication in 1847, readers of Charlotte...
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  • Research
    made regarding Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights written by Charlotte Bronte and Emily Bronte respectfully. Most deal with the fact that they are sisters, how growing up together shaped their novels. Various comparisons and contracting thoughts stem from the works themselves. Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights...
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  • Compare and Constrast
    English 112 Women and Society: An Interpretation of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre In 1847, Charlotte Bronte published Jane Eyre, her most successful work of fiction (Gordon 161). Almost immediately, public reaction to the book was strong. Though many praised its eloquent style and brooding tone, others...
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