Jane Eyre And Foreshadowing


Jane Eyre is one of the most popular pieces of fiction ever written. At different periods since its publication it has been accused of immorality, of irreligion, of being unfeminine or too feminine, of alarming independence from convention, or too much reliance on it, of rejecting male supremacy or encouraging. It has been called an account for bad structure, bad characterization, lack of control, lack of ideas, lack of philosophy and for containing irreconcilable paradoxes. As times changed, so did the views of the readers.
The author Charlotte Bronte has been criticized as well as praised about her writings. She was described by George Lewes to George Elliot as A little plain, ...

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last day as if our talk might be extended in any directions without getting to the end of any subject . . .
Charlotte was born in 1816 and died at the age of 39 in 1855. Like her brother and sisters she died of consumption. She grew up on the moors in Haworth in Yorshire. For the Bronte children, they were poor and had very little to do.
Their father was Reverend Patrick Bronte who had been appointed Parson there. He was a strict martinet, very disciplined and self-righteous. All of the Bronte children were raised by their father alone without a mother. Their mother had died soon after the birth of the last child. TO offset the boredom of the parsonage life, the children lived rich imaginative lives. They spent whole days telling tales, creating their own towns, people and actions. In fact, each child in the Bronte family produced little books of closely connected series of stories and poems all concerning fictional characters they shared.
Charlotte had two sisters and 1 ...

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rebels she is locked into a room in which her uncle died. Her aunt sends her away to a charity school run by a harsh man, Mr. Brocklehurst.
"do you know where the wicked go after death?"
"They go to hell" was my ready and orthodox answer.
"And what is hell?"
"A pit full of fire"
"And should you like to fall into that pit and burn there forever?"
"No, sir"
"What must you do to avoid it?"
"...I must keep in good health and not die"
Life at Lowood is bleak but Jane befriends Helen Burns who teaches her the virtues if kindness and forgiveness.
Jane continues at Lowood as a teacher for two years and then longs for change.
She is offered employment by Mrs. Fairfax, as governess to ...

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