When an outbreak of tuberculosis killed Maria and Elizabeth, Charlotte and Emily were brought home. Several years later, Charlotte returned to school, this time in Roe Head, England. She became a teacher at the school in but decided after several years to become a private governess instead. She was hired to live with and tutor the children of the wealthy Sidgewick family inbut the job was a misery to her and she soon left it.
Kate Scott Jane Eyre is my favorite classic novel of all time. Eyre was one of the first literary heroines to command recognition of feminine fortitude, wit, and desire. Like her creator, she was a heroine ahead of her time, and her story is peppered with nuggets of wisdom that are just as relevant today as they were years ago when the book was first published.
Quotes by characters other than Jane are noted. Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you.
It is thoughtless to condemn them, or laugh at them, if they seek to do more or learn more than custom has pronounced necessary for their sex. I will be myself.
Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me—for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: Your mind is my treasure, and if it were broken, it would be my treasure still. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.
I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.
If at my individual convenience I might break them, what would be their worth?
Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee, is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns. We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre, a novel about an English woman’s struggles told through the writing of Charlotte Brontë, has filled its audience with thoughts of . The Jane Eyre study guide contains a biography of Charlotte Bronte, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
About Jane Eyre Jane Eyre . Sep 28, · An analysis of Jane Eyre, the most famous of Bronte's novels and heroines, as well as the other protagonists of her lesser-known works.
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