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When you look at Jane Eyre, you might just see a long novel about in an ugly gray dress whose life—a lot of the time—totally sucks. Whether she’s gagging on burned porridge at her horrible boarding school or discovering that her fiancé is already married to someone else or wandering around on the moor starving to death, life is often painful for Jane.
The thing is, it’s not painful to read about it. In fact, we start to get kind of obsessed with all the gory details after a while. Did Jane and Rochester's wedding really get interrupted at the altar just now? Why did Rochester decide to keep his wife locked in the attic? How many mistresses did he have? Is he Adèle's dad or not? Will Jane marry her cousin or agree to bigamy? Is there a ghost at Thornfield Hall... or is it a vampire?
Factual information on Jane Eyre:
As Bessie and Miss Abbot drag Jane to the
"red room" a most scary room for a child, she is told by Miss Abbot: "No; you
are less than a servant for you do nothing for your keep"(14).She must stay in
the red room after she retaliates to the attack John Reed makes upon her, her
Not only was it almost unheard of for a readable novel to be written by a woman, but the views and opinions expressed by the character of Jane Eyre were unthinkable and before their time.
The school that was imposed upon Jane was Lowood Institution.
The beginning of the novel starts out with a picture of a peaceful home that is very similar to the Moor House Jane lives in while visiting her cousins....
‘Charlotte Brontës Jane Eyre (1847)’, in .
The situation when Jane in locked in the Red Room occurs because she has retaliated against John Reed hitting her and the fact that she is being punished for doing so.
This is certainly true in Jane Eyre.
Jane states, "He was
comparatively seldom at home: a large proportion of his time appeared devoted to
visiting the sick and poor among the scattered population of his parish"(353).
As a clergyman, St.
"Jane Eyre is a novel, written in prose.
Faced with constant abuse from her aunt and her cousins, Jane at a young age questions the treatment she receives: "All John Reed’s violent tyrannies, all his sister’s proud indifference, all his mother’s aversion, all the servants’ partiality, turned up in my disturbed mind like a dark deposit in a turbid well.
"Gothic in Bronte's Jane Eyre" Suit101.
Although this effort guides her to a passionate and impulsive nature, Jane is still willing to accept change in her life knowing it may not always seem the most pleasant.
Jane Eyre begins her life in the wrong place at the wrong time.
The main character, Jane Eyre, demonstrates a strong need to be herself, a young girl trying to retain all the individuality possible for a dependent of her time.
Jane Eyre is one of these novels.
Not only is "Jane Eyre" a novel about one woman's journey through life, but Brontë also conveys to the reader the social injustices of the period, such as poverty, lack of universal education and sexual inequality....