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Faith and Religion in Jane Eyre by Charlote Brontë

- ... John roots not in the love of Christ, but instead in his duty and labor for the Christian faith. Though its “uniform duties wearied” him, he chose the path of a missionary, believing that “God had an errand” for him (368). However, St. John seems to forget the mercy of Christ, and instead strives to earn his path to the kingdom through his work. He neglects to love as Christ did, and works instead through ambition. He succumbs to his “desire to rise higher, to do more than others” (381). St....   [tags: imitating christ, god´s will]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre; The Unrealistic Fairytale

- The nineteenth century novel of Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte is an unrealistic fairy tale because the main character is rescued by her prince and due to many coincidental events, her wrongs are righted and she lives happily every after. This is an unrealistic fairy tale due to the hardships of the main character of Jane. In fairytale the main character has hardships and like fairy tales Jane suffers many hardships; her aunt mistreating her, the inhumane living at Lowood School and the rude and obnoxious proposals she receives from men who love her....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Literary Criticism]

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The Character of Jane Eyre

- Explore how Charlotte Bronte presents the character of Jane Eyre in the novel of the same name, noting the effects of social and historical influences on the text. Jane Eyre was a plain and insignificant unloved orphan, she was cared for by her aunt Reed, who did not like her but was obliged to look after her because it was a request of Mr. Reed who was also Jane's uncle. Eventually she was sent away to school after fighting with her bullying cousin John and getting locked in the room her Uncle died in, and she fainted....   [tags: English Literature]

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Human Nature in Jane Eyre

- When taking into account feministic views in the book, Jane Eyre, it is important to connect with the time period to accurately understand the point of view the author is trying to express. The Victorian Era focuses on telling a story through a dramatic monologue. Their focus is to reveal aspects of human psychology and through Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte does so by showing Jane grow up and connect her with the importance of the changing views of children into adults in the Victorian Era. In relation to A Room of One's Own and The Subjection of Women, there are feministic views present throughout both poems but in Jane Eyre the feministic theme is challenged by Jane because she wants to overc...   [tags: Charlotte Bronte]

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Symbols of Fire and Ice in Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte

- Fire and Ice are the central motifs in Jane Eyre, which Bronte introduces to us to for the first time in this passage. Bronte expresses fire as an emblem of Jane's passion which is "alive, glancing, (and) devouring". Ice stiffens and restricts those it affects and throughout the novel is used in an effort to control this fire, and in this extract symbolises Mrs. Reed as she responds to Jane with coldness in an effort to control her. The result of these two opposites is an explosion of feelings, passion and power which allows the reader to see deeper into the character of Jane Eyre....   [tags: symbol, restrictions, burn]

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte How does Charlotte Bronte create sympathy for Jane in the first two chapters of the novel. The novel of “Jane Eyre” was written and set in the year 1847 by Charlotte Bronte. It is set around the life story of an unfairly treated ten-year-old orphan living with her cruel yet wealthy aunt and cousins. The theme is similar to other novels set in this time, most famously the Charles Dickens stories “Oliver Twist”, “David Copperfield” and “Great Expectations” which all reflect the harsh treatment towards children in the Victorian times....   [tags: Papers]

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Female Characters in "Jane Eyre"

- The development of Charlotte Bronte's character, Jane Eyre, becomes vital to her novel Jane Eyre, and the other characters in which she is involved. She is an intelligent, plain featured, honest young girl whose reaction to her situations brings more depth to her personality. She is forced to deal with oppression, discrimination, and at times poverty, which disrupt her strong will, dignity, and desire for freedom. At the beginning, Jane possesses a passion for pride and the idea of freedom and these characteristics, along with her integrity, are tested continuously throughout the novel by the many personalities with whom she encounters....   [tags: European Literature]

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Jane Eyre and Her Struggles

- Jane Eyre and Her Struggles Jane Eyre is a classic English novel which follows the development of a young woman in the mid 1800's. Jane grows to be a smart, self supporting, independent woman. This becomes a struggle for her as she was brought up to live in the lower-class. Throughout this novel, Jane tries to show that class and gender should not affect personality. This novel explains Jane’s struggle against societal expectations of class and of gender. Jane’s initial struggle begins as she is brought up by her aunt....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane Eyre Obstacles and Love

- Jane Eyre Obstacles and love The novel, Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte is a story about a young orphaned girl and her quest for love. Jane, the young girl searches for love and acceptance through each setting; Gateshead, Lowood, Thornfield, Moor House, and Ferndean. Throughout these points in her life, the maturation and identity recognition of Jane becomes visible. It is only when, Jane flees from Rochester and Thornfield, and spends time at Moor House, that her maturation to womanhood is completed....   [tags: English Literature]

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Society and Status in Charlotte Bronte´s Jane Eyre

- Marxism in Jane Eyre In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte portrays the strict, hierarchical class system in the early 1800s in England. Bronte develops a complex character, Jane, to put a crack into the strict hierarchical class system. Bronte does this to challenge the class system in England which required everyone to stay put in his or her class position. Bronte does this by questioning the role of the governess and whether she should be considered upper class, because of her higher education, or lower class, because of her servant-status within the family....   [tags: Society, Class]

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte traces the development of a girl from childhood at Gateshead to adulthood at Ferindean. We see Jane's lonely and traumatic life and we are made to feel sympathy for her. Bronte makes us feel sympathy for Jane throughout the novel by using a number of literary techniques, which is achieved by methods such as characterisation, narrative viewpoint, the Reed family, language and direct speech....   [tags: Papers]

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Issues of Social Class in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

- ... In Charlotte Brontë’s novel, Jane Eyre, the protagonist deals with the issues of social class during her childhood, her first employment, her time at Moor house and Morton, and when she is reunited with Rochester. Jane Eyre deals with the issues of social class an abundance of times throughout her childhood. Jane first feels the effect of social class when she is abused by her cousin John. “You have no business to take our books; you are a dependent, mama says; you have no money; your father left you none; you ought to beg, and not to live here with gentlemen’s children like us, and eat the same meals we do, and wear clothes at our mama’s expense.” (pg....   [tags: first employment, social problems]

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte "To you I am neither a man nor a woman. I come before you as an author only. It is the sole standard by which you have a right to judge me- the sole ground on which I accept your judgement." - Charlotte Bronte, to a critic (Oates, V) Charlotte Brontë's reputation may be explained in part by the astounding success of her first novel, Jane Eyre; it owes much also to the romantic appeal of her personal history, given prominence soon after her death by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell's excellent biography....   [tags: Papers]

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Jane Eyre - Her Growth

- Jane does grow in the book Jane Eyre. The theme of the book is Jane’s continual quest for love. Jane searches for acceptance through the five settings where she lives: Gateshead, Lowood, Thornfield, Moor House and Ferndean. Through these the maturation and self-recognition of Jane becomes traceable. It is not until she runs from Rochester and Thornfield that she realizes what she really wants. Jane is able to return to Rochester finally independent, with a desire to love, as well as be loved. In the beginning Jane seems a strong character who is very rebellious; In the Victorian times it was considered “deceitful” for a child too speak out....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Book Report on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- The book was Jane Eyre. The author was Charlotte Brontë. The genre is a love story. It is set in England in the 1800. The main character is Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre’s parents died when she was young. She went and lived with her uncle Reed and his family. Her uncle died though. She was stuck with Ms. Reed. Ms. Reed did not like her she treated her poorly. Ms. Reed sent Jane to school for she would not have to care for her. The school was not the best school. She spent six years at the school as a student and two years as a teacher....   [tags: love, class, isolation]

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Comparing Jane Eyre, Cinderella, and Beauty and the Beast

- Many themes are brought into the readers' attention in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and when first reading the novel, we all tend to see it as a work built around the theme of family and Jane's continuous search for home and acceptance. The love story seems to fall into second place and I believe that the special relationship between Jane and Mr. Rochester needs to be thoroughly discussed and interpreted, because it holds many captivating elements, such as mystery, passion or even betrayal....   [tags: literary analysis, charlotte bronte]

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Influece of Other´s in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Jane Eyre had became the definition of self-discovery, finding freedom, expression, true love and emotion. Although it had became a journey for her to reach those things, she had to come across some influential and non influential characters in order to reach the pursuit of happiness. In each location speaking on Gateshead, Lowood, Thornfield and the Moor house ,Jane comes across a number of characters who had brought her to self discovery. The characters were Mrs. Reed, Miss Temple, Helen, Mr....   [tags: Characters, Self-discovery]

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Is that A Woman in Your Attic? in Jane Eyre by CharlotteBronte

- One of the most startling scenes in Jane Eyre is when finally it is revealed that Mr. Rochester has been keeping his wife in his attic, in an attempt to keep her away from the eyes of society, and of course, his and Jane's. It is at once a tragic and horrifying scene as the woman comes into the view of the innocent love-struck heroine, who had no notion of Mr. Rochester's insane wife in the attic before the moment she is revealed. While Jane Eyre was a work of fiction, it is not such a far leap for a modern viewer to think that this would have been how Victorian families hid or dealt with their insane relatives, but was this sort of treatment of the mentally ill at home and under lock and k...   [tags: victorian, asylum, insane]

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Turning Point Passage in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- This passage is essential to the novels development as Bronte uses it as a turning point in the central protagonist, Jane Eyre's life and character development. In this extract Jane is forced to break the ties to those around her to achieve freedom, independence and most importantly happiness without infringing on her morals and values. Jane must leave Mr. Rochester so that she doesn't degrade herself as a human being. The red room is symbolic of how society traps Jane by limiting her freedom and imprisoning her....   [tags: courage, happiness, morals]

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Novel, Jane Eyre, Reminds Us of Fairytales

- From the very beginning of the novel Jane Eyre, one can not help but notice many scenes that remind us of several different fairytales, from Cinderella, to Beauty and The Beast, and possibly even Little Red Riding Hood. At first, one might think the novel is going to turn into just another Cinderella story but when Jane refuses to conform to what others tell her and will not accept just being another cookie-cutter princess like all the rest, we see that in actuality it is far from that. The novel opens up at Gateshead, the affluent Reed family’s home, where the young orphan girl named Jane Eyre is living....   [tags: princess, cinderella, orphan]

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A New Kind of Woman in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- ... One of the first instances in which she passes the line between what it is to be a traditional woman and a new woman is as a child when she stands up to Mrs. Reed for the first time. For a long period of time, Jane withstands Mrs. Reed’s absurd insults, but she has it with her when Mrs. Reed declares to the master of Lowood School, Mr. Brocklehurst, that she is a naughty girl and a liar. One of the things that separate Jane from every other woman is the integrity and dignity with which she carries herself....   [tags: transformation, norm of society]

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The Importance of Miss Temple in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- The Importance of Miss Temple In the novel Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Bronte, one reoccurring motif is the idea of Jane, the protagonist, needing a motherly figure to guide her. From the very beginning it is obvious that Jane is an orphan without any real motherly figure, so she finds a few people to fill this void in every environment she is placed in. The major substitute mother is a woman named Miss Temple in which Jane meets at the Lowood Institution. Miss Temple dramatically helps Jane along her journey and comforts her in a way that only a mother could....   [tags: mother, kindness, emotion]

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Pain, Misery and Dissapointment in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Pain, misery and disappointment are all a significant part of this world’s concepts of both life and love. A prime example of this is displayed in Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, where the protagonist, Jane, suffers through a particularly difficult life; her love is constantly stripped from her the moment she is relishing it most. With Bronte’s introduction of Bertha Rochester, Jane’s never-ending cycle of disappointment and loss of love. Charlotte Bronte utilizes the character of Bertha Rochester to interrupt Jane’s potential happy ending with Mr....   [tags: Adversity, Relationship, Marriage]

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Adverstity and Shattered Dreams in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- In the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Jane has lived a miserable life since childhood, until she met Edward Rochester. Living a miserable childhood after her parents passed away Jane had to live with her aunt and cousins. Ms. Reed detested her and resented because she was aware of the love that the late Mr. Reed had for Jane. On his deathbed he asked Ms. Reed to take care of Jane like if she was her own child. This angered Ms. Reed because his last words for Jane instead of her, Ms. Reed, or their children....   [tags: Relationships, Past]

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Victorian Values in "Jane Eyre"

- 1) The Victorian Age: Social Background There are tow dates for the beginning of the Victorian Age in England: The first date is 1837, when the Queen Victory accessed to the British throne. However the most accepted date as the start of the Victorian Age is 1832, date of the First Reform Bill. This reform allowed the entrance of urban bourgeoisie or middle-class in the Parliament because the requirements for voting were simplified; there was an increasing number of population with the right to vote....   [tags: World Literature]

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Autonomy vs Love in Bronte's Jane Eyre

- From songs, to television, to books, and even to newspapers, the need for love is universal. Love is an emotional necessity that even Jane, from Charlotte Bronte’s book Jane Eyre, cannot ignore. Throughout the story line, Jane is constantly searching to find love. She was looking, not just for the love of a man, but for the love of a family. However, Jane’s search for love sometimes ends up challenging her autonomy. While Jane is longing for love, she is not willing to give up her independence for it....   [tags: literary analysis, analytical essays]

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Bertha Mason in Charlotte Bronte´s Jane Eyre

- The Novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte took a surprising twist when Bertha "Mason" Rochester was introduced. Bertha leaves a traumatizing impression on Jane’s conscious. However, this particular misfortunate event was insidiously accumulating prior to Jane’s arrival at Thornfield. Through Bertha, the potential alternative dark turn of events of Jane’s past are realized, thus bringing Jane closer to finding herself. Bertha and Mr. Rochester were set up and pressured into marrying each other. Mr....   [tags: Relationship, Marriage, Madness]

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Jane Eyre’s Mr. Brocklehurst Vs. Gwendolen

- Just as Gwendolen exhibits the flaws of Victorian women gender roles, so does Mr. Brocklehurst. In contrast however, Wilde centers on seemingly positive female ideals of virtuousness. Wilde reveals the flaws in these standardized roles by demonstrating how women secretly go against these ideals, which can only have a detrimental outcome. Gwendolen exemplifies how women are portrayed when they merely pretend to abide by the idealized female role in society instead of attempting to challenge it honestly and publically....   [tags: honesty, morality, gender roles, hypocrisy]

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Bronte's View of Women Revealed in Jane Eyre

- In Charlotte Bronte's book, Jane Eyre, Bronte's demeanor towards the position of women in Victorian society is identified. During that time, women were expected to at least have the beauty, wealth, and propriety. In the novel, Jane is described as the opposite of what the social class expects of her; while, other female characters live up to society's standards. Blanche Ingram, Rosamond Oliver, and Bertha Mason symbolizes Bronte's belief that woman in Victorian societies are selfish, rude, vain, unexciting, and likely to lose their sense of reality and independence....   [tags: Victorian Society, Vain and Unexciting]

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Love in The Story Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

- ... John’s offer of marriage. During that moment she learns that being free does not make her as happy as being with someone she loves. Jane also learns that doing what society thinks is right is not always the best option, but that following your heart is more important. The largest lesson that has been taught to everyone is that love is a very powerful emotion. Jane has tried to overcome her feelings of improper love for a married man, Mr. Rochester. Her propensity is to flee from her position in the Thornfield home and go as far away as possible....   [tags: lifestyle, marriage, being free]

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Women's Role in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is set in the mid nineteenth century, during the Victorian era where class and gender roles are clearly defined in the patriarchal society. The general ideology of the era expresses the idea that if gender categories were not maintained as binary oppositions, catastrophic chaos would likely ensue (Gill, 109). Throughout the novel, Jane is faced with the issue of oppression. The typical characteristics of an ideal female in Victorian society would include submissiveness, simple dress, low ambition, longing for a male love interest and passiveness....   [tags: victorian era, patriarchal society]

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Symbolism in Charlotte Bronte´s Jane Eyre

- Dialectical Journal: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Moon Bronte uses the moon as a metaphor to symbolize change in the novel. It is a representation of foreshadowing, because it is cuing that a change is about to occur before it actually does. Bronte mentions the moon when a new change is about to occur, such as when Jane first meets Rochester. I believe that the fact that the moon is waxing in the sky, rather than waning, is a metaphorical foreshadow that there is about to be a good change in her life....   [tags: Fire, Moon, Love]

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Charlotte Brtone's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Brtone's Jane Eyre This book was first published under the name Currer Bell. A lot of critics at that time, (19th century), thought that this Currer Bell character was a man, and they gave the book a lot of praise. When they eventually learned that the writer was Charlotte Bronte, a woman, they took back all the nice stuff they said. They claimed that it was unladylike to write about a female character in such a way. They were talking about the character Jane, and the way that she is so independent and strong-willed....   [tags: Papers]

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Independence in Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre Essayindependence Jane Eyre, a novel written by Charlotte Bronte, is about a young girl named Jane that struggles to discover her identity. Jane’s a girl who is “unhappy, very unhappy”(23). She grows up with relatives that treat her unfairly because her diseased family was not wealthy. Jane’s uncle Mr. Reed had reminded his wife and family to consider Jane as their own, but in contrast she experienced physical abuse by her aunt and cousin John. “John Reed knocked me down and my aunt shut me up in the red-room...”(23), the abuse that Jane experienced impacted her young soul, but also helped her grow into a stronger person....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Charlotte Bronté's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronté's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre is a 13 year old girl living with her aunty and cousins. She is very left out from the family and has a strong character. Jane Eyre's state of mind in the text "Jane Eyre" written by Charlotte Bronté is delivered through the use of pathetic fallacy and imagery throughout this chapter. Jane's fiery temper changes to a relieved state of mind when her surroundings change and when she is alone. Her feelings and emotions change throughout the chapter and we are told this through Charlotte Bronte's use of repetition which is one of the main techniques used by the author Bronté writes in first person so the text sounds personal...   [tags: Papers]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre was written in 1847 by Charlotte Brontë. Clearly the context in which an author writes will have a profound effect on the portrayal of society. Jane Eyre was written to reflect a contemporary view of the way young women's lives could be affected, if they were unfortunate enough to be born without money. Middle-class women without income had very few options open to them. At the beginning of the novel at Gateshead, Jane Eyre is an orphan who lives with her aunt, Mrs Reed and cousins, Eliza, John and Georgiana....   [tags: Papers]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre, shows an enormous amount of relevance to the Victorian era while establishing the Victorian respect for high standards of decorum and moral conduct. The main character Jane Eyre proves by the results of her moral choices that in Victorian society the idea that women who wanted to gain various rewards would need to obtain the patience to wait for thes...   [tags: Papers]

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Feminism in Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre was written in a time where the Bildungsroman was a common form of literature. The importance was that the mid-nineteenth century was, "the age in which women were, for the first time, ranked equally with men as writers within a major genre" (Sussman 1). In many of these novels, the themes were the same; the protagonist dealt with the same issues, "search for autonomy and selfhood in opposition to the social constraints placed upon the female, including the demand for marriage" (Sussman)....   [tags: European Literature]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre The novel that I'm studying is called Jane Eyre. It's written by a famous writer called Charlotte Bronte. The novel is about a girl called Jane Eyre who is living with her uncle who is called Mr.Brocklehurst. She is living with him because her parents are dead. She is treated very ruthlessly and brutally by the family and she hates it so much. She is later sent to an Institution called Lowood which is owned by Mr.Brocklehurst in which she is also treated cruelly....   [tags: Papers]

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Injustices of Jane Eyre

- Readers are exposed to the different reactions of Jane, Helen, and Miss Temple to injustice. In Charlotte Brontë’s novel, Jane Eyre, there is a great deal of injustice done to these three characters. Jane suffers with injustice throughout her lifetime, from Mrs. Reed’s abuse to Mr. Brocklehurst’s false accusations. She finds it hard to ignore it and always wants to take revenge. Although Helen also suffers from injustice in Lowood, she does not take action because she believes that justice will be found in G-d’s ultimate judgment....   [tags: Charlotte Brontë]

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Jane Eyre and Feminism

- Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre embraces many feminist views in opposition to the Victorian feminine ideal. Charlotte Bronte herself was among the first feminist writers of her time, and wrote this book in order to send the message of feminism to a Victorian-Age Society in which women were looked upon as inferior and repressed by the society in which they lived. This novel embodies the ideology of equality between a man and woman in marriage, as well as in society at large. As a feminist writer, Charlotte Bronte created this novel to support and spread the idea of an independent woman who works for herself, thinks for herself, and acts of her own accord....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre I have chosen the night with Mr Mason and the morning after because there is such a contrast between the two moments. The setting in both places reflects on what is happening between the people involved. The Red Room is also an important episode in the book and in Jane's life. She has been banished to the Red Room as her punishment for being naughty and this makes her very angry because it is not her fault that she is there. Her cousin, John, struck her on the head with a book for no reason and Jane had retaliated with words....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Jane Eyre´s Charcter to Other Charcter in Charlotte Bronte´s Novel Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre, one of Charlotte Brontë’s most well-known novels, displays the main character, Jane Eyre’s difficult life from the beginning of her childhood to her adult years, and shows how the characters from the novel develop and reveal Jane’s personality. Brontë uses a variety of characters to contrast with and reveal Jane Eyre’s characteristics and personality. She contrasts Jane’s personality with the characters of Blanch Ingram and Georgiana Reed. She also reveals Jane’s behavior with others through the character foil between St....   [tags: personality, charactertistics, behavior, foils]

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Jane in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- To what extent is Jane presented as a victim during her time at Gateshead in the first four chapters of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. The first four chapters of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre draw the reader into the life and emotions of the heroine of the novel Jane Eyre and the cruelty she suffers in the hands of the Reeds. These chapters portray an image of Jane and present her character which appears to be vulnerable yet determined to stick up for her self. We learn that Jane is a young girl who is a victim of emotional and physical abuse from the Reeds, and also suffers from discrimination....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Jane Eyre

- Passion and Responsibility In the novel Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte uses Jane Eyre as her base to find out how a character confronts the demands of a private passion that conflicts with her responsibilities. . Mistreated abused and deprived of a normal childhood, Jane Eyre creates an enemy early in her childhood with her Aunt Mrs. Reed. Just as Mrs. Reeds life is coming to an end, she writes to Jane asking her for forgiveness, and one last visit from her. “Will you have the goodness to send me the address of my niece, Jane Eyre, and to tell me how she is....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane Eyre

- “The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision.”1 Such powerful words were found in the famous romance novels of Charlotte Bronte. Through her novels Jane Eyre and The Professor Bronte’s life experiences were reflected by her main characters as they sought independence, conceived images as symbols of important events in their lives, and they exhibited commitment to their goals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre Jane’s arrival at the Thornfield Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre displays three types of relationships possessing different purposes. These connections are established at Thornfield after Jane becomes a governess and accepts the position at the estate. The first relationship is the one that forms between Mrs.Fairfax, the housekeeper, and Jane. Another relationship that begins upon arrival at Thornfield is the one that Jane possesses with Adele, her pupil. The last and most important relationship that begins is that of Mr....   [tags: essays papers]

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Jane Eyre

- In Charlotte Bronte’s, Jane Eyre, Jane goes through numerous self-discoveries, herself-realization and discipline leads her to a life she chooses to make her happy. Jane Eyre has a rough life from the start. Forced to stay with people who despise her, Jane can only help herself. Jane must overcome the odds against her, which add to many. Jane is a woman with no voice, until she changes her destiny. The novel Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte consists of continuous journeys through Jane’s life towards her final happiness and freedom....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre The way in which society tries to live today goes hand in hand with the quote "What really matters is on the inside, not the outside", which is often repeated, maybe because people want everyone to feel equal and no one inferior or maybe because a person just wants to feel better about his or herself so this statement is said. The story "Jane Eyre" completely contradicts this quote, especially during the social extravaganza, which was put on by Mr. Rochester and the Thornfield workers....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte Papers]

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Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre When Jane Eyre is introduced to Reverend St. John Rivers, she has already had a lifetime of experiences, but she still does not have a good sense of self. By the time that Jane leaves St. John, she is a newly self-assured woman who knows what she wants in life, and is determined to achieve her goals. When St. John is first introduced in the book, he finds Jane completely destitute with nowhere to go and no one to rely on for help. Despite her refusal to reveal her true identity, St....   [tags: essays papers]

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Jane Eyre

- Jane Eyre is the main character in the novel Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Bronte. She is a fictional character along with the book. The book takes place in the mid 1800&#8217;s. Jane lives in five different places which greatly affect her life. The first place Jane stays is Gateshead Hall. She then goes to live at Lowood School. From Lowood Jane proceeds on to Thornfield Hall. She then advances on to Moor House. Finally, Jane reaches her final home at Ferndean. All of this happens within two decades and the novel is told in first person, which is Jane Eyre....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontë Chapter Summaries Chapter I- We learn that Jane Eyre is an orphan who lives with her cruel aunt Mrs.Reed. A bully John throws a book at Jane Eyre and her suppressed anger from over the years explodes in a rage attacking the bully. Chapter II-Jane gets locked in the red room where Mr.Reeds’ brother died. Chapter III-The last chapter ended with Jane knocked out and she woke up very confused and terrified. Chapter IV-In this chapter Jane finds the courage to stand up to her cruel aunt....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre A. Setting: England, Early 1800s B. Point of View: First person C. Jane Eyre, the main character, is sent out of the drawing room by her Aunt, Mrs. Reed (Jane’s parents had died while she was very young and her Uncle took her in. After he died Mrs. Reed kept Jane although she despised her.). Jane then retires to the library, where she hid by the window-sill, behind the curtain. A few minutes later her cousins John, Eliza, and Geneva come in. While Eliza and Geneva watch, John orders Jane to show herself....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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- In Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre, the main character faces many struggles. One of the struggles she faces is the temptation to run away with the man she loves and be his mistress or to marry a man who offers her the contrary where it would be a legal and highly respectable marriage but with no genuine love. Jane Eyre returns to Rochester because she values love and passion more than reason and when she hears his mysterious voice calling for her, she is also sure that Rochester and her share a spiritual link....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre Jane and Rochester Belong Together The overriding theme of Jane Eyre is Jane's continual quest for love. Jane searches for love and acceptance throughout the book. The intelligent, honest, plain-featured girl is forced to contend with oppression, inequality, and hardship. Jane's meets with a series of individuals who threaten her autonomy, but she maintains her principles of justice, human dignity, and morality, as well as her values of intellectual and emotional fulfillment. As a governess though, she is subject to economic and gender enslavement....   [tags: essays papers]

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- "You think I have no feelings, and that I can do without one bit of kindness; but I can not live so: and you have no pity." (p.45) A prevailing theme of Jane Eyre is Jane's ceaseless search for love and acceptance. Jane journeys throughout England in search of love, which she has been deprived of at Gateshead. As a young girl of eight, she plainly seeks comfort and care, but following her departure from Lowood, her maturation creates her desire for love. Jane's plight is her lack of love which drives her to restlessly search for it, during her journey's through Gateshead, Lowood, Thornfield, and Marsh End....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre Social class distinction is very evident in Victorian England. This distinction is found not only in society, but also within the Anglican Church and its clergy. In Jane Eyre we are introduced to three Anglican ministers who represent different social classes. They are Jane Eyre’s father; the Reverend Brocklehurst, the administrator of Lowood Institution; and Reverend St. John Rivers, the curate of a small country parish at Morton and owner of Moor House. Comparing the way these clergyman are viewed by society establishes the adherence to the same social class structure within the church as is evident outside the church....   [tags: Literature Books Papers]

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- In the two stories, Jane Eyre and The Yellow Wallpaper, the main characters are faced with various encounters with authority. Jane and the Narrator are the central characters that are faced with these authority figures, and an external as well as an internal relationship is developed with the figures that have power over them. These two women also display a unique use of authority to benefit themselves at various points in the stories. Jane and the Narrator are first alike in the way that they outwardly express their feelings about the situations they are in by the use of actions and words....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte 2. End of Chapter Ten My favorite character at this time in the novel, is Jane Eyre. A new chapter in her life was about to begin when she was accepted for the position as a governess, for a small child at Thornfield Hall. She has come a long way from her days abandoned by her cruel aunt and treated poorly by her cousins. After her school days at Lowood, she wanted a brighter and more independent life for herself. She has had the strength to be strong and confident through it all....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre What do you learn from Jane's arrival at Thornfield and her first meeting with Mr Rochester. When Jane first arrives at Thornfield she is greeted by Mrs Fairfax, she receives a warm welcome and an inquiry into whether she is cold and a subsequent offer to warm by the fire. This something Jane is not used to, in the past at the Reed's house, Gateshead, and certainly at Lowood her reception had been quite cold and harsh. At Gateshead Jane was treated badly and received no love. Bessie the servant was the only person who even showed some sort of interest in her....   [tags: English Literature]

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- Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, is the story of Jane, an orphan girl with a harsh upbringing. During a time when women were condemned for learning more than custom pronounced necessary, Jane becomes educated intellectually, socially, and spiritually. In the course of growing up she travels to many places as she battles to learn more about herself and about the world. In the following paragraphs you’ll see how Bronte establishes that money and power do not make a person. Mrs. Reed, Mr....   [tags: essays papers]

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- Jane Eyre Throughout history in literature achievements of widening popularity always seem to create tension. In Charlotte Bronte's novel, "Jane Eyre," the pursuit of dependence and self-fulfillment is confronted by her romantic characteristics in a Victorian age. "What makes Victorians Victorian is their sense of social responsibility, a basic attitude that obviously differentiates them from their immediate predecessors, the Romantics"(Landow 1) who are more open-minded, much like Jane. Although her romantic qualities simply identify herself , they create tension between the Victorian idea's of gender, status, realness, passion and emotion....   [tags: essays papers]

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- Jane Eyre The novel, Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte delivers a strong feminist message. Jane was a strong woman in a time when women were not meant to be strong. She was very out spoken (even as a child) and very sure in her values and opinions. She would not change them for anyone. She did not even let men control her, which is what was expected of women in this era. Jane’s father died when she was a little girl, leaving her basically on her own. The only kin she had that she knew of was an aunt that saw her as nothing but a burden and treated her cruelly....   [tags: essays papers]

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- Jane Eyre, a novel written by Charlotte Bronte is far more than a love story. It is also a test of Jane’s own moral principles in her emotional search for happiness, independence, equality and freedom. It is through her journeys from Gateshead, to Lowood School, Thornfield, to Moor House, and finally to Ferndean that she is able to find self-fulfilment without sacrificing her integrity. Jane Eyre’s early childhood years were partially spent at Gateshead. Here, her wealthy Aunt Sarah Reed and her cousins, treated her with cold-hearted cruelty thus leaving Jane feeling alone, alienated and longing to belong somewhere, to feel equal and to know what it is to truly be happy and loved....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte]

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- Blanche Ingram: Villain. Blanche Ingram is the most important woman, other than Jane Eyre, in the novel. Arguably, she is the most important antagonist in this book. It is difficult to fathom how an absolutely horrid, conceited, venal, apathetic creature could be so vital to the book; but take her away, the motivation, conflict, and character itself crumbles. Consider this synopsais: Jane Eyre has not yet come to terms with her love with Mr. Rochester. Mr. Rochester is so infatuated with Jane that he can not contain himself and is ready to proclaim his love at any moment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre was taken in by her Uncle Reed at a young age. He loved her and cared for her which made his wife very jealous. When Mr. Reed died, he requested that Mrs. Reed raise Jane as if she were her own child. She agreed by treated Jane very badly. Jane, being of strong character, endured the endless hours of beating from her evil cousin John and the relentless insults from her aunt and cousins, Georgiana and Eliza. One day Mrs. Reed found a way to finally get rid of Jane, she sent her to the Lowood School for girls....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Jane Eyre   St. John Rivers makes some very intriguing choices in Jane Eyre. He is constantly faced with difficult decisions to make. Whether it be refusing his true love or moving to India to give his life serving others, there is always an interesting twist where St. John is concerned. His importance in the novel may be evident to readers, but they may not always understand his decisions and his actions. The choices he makes are exemplary of a man who has given his life to serve God and His people....   [tags: Literature Religion Papers]

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- Jane Eyre coursework Discuss why Jane’s early life at Lowood is so important in shaping her character. What does the portrayal of Lowood show about the role of charity schools at this time. Consider the influence of other on her life at this important time and the ways in which she deals with her situation. Lowood School had a profound influence on Jane’s life. It taught her many things and helped her to become a governess. However it was an arduous stage of her life and she had a challenging time during her eight years there....   [tags: English Literature]

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- Jane Eyre In the time of Jane Eyre, an aristocratic gentleman’s education did not end with secondary schooling. The final step in such an Englishman’s education was to take a Grand Tour of Europe. Thomas Nugent, an influential travel writer, describes the Grand Tour as "a custom so visibly tending to enrich the mind with knowledge, to rectify the judgment, to remove the prejudices of education, to compose the outward manners, and in a word form the complete gentleman" (Buzard 98). Throughout the novel, Rochester makes countless references to his travels and conquests on Continental Europe....   [tags: Literature Literary Papers]

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Jane Eyre Essay: Following the Moral Compass in Jane Eyre

- Following the Moral Compass in Jane Eyre Jane Eyre is the perfect novel about maturing: a child who is treated cruelly holds herself together and learns to steer her life forward with a driving conscience that keeps her life within personally felt moral bounds. I found Jane as a child to be quite adult-like: she battles it out conversationally with Mrs. Reed on an adult level right from the beginning of the book. The hardship in her childhood makes her extreme need for moral correctness believable....   [tags: free essay writer]

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The Importance of Chapter 23 of Jane Eyre

- Explain the importance of Chapter 23 of Jane Eyre with reference to the rest of the novel Chapter 23 is a very important chapter in Jane Eyre, and it influences what happens later in the novel. I am going to talk about the language used, the setting created, the mood, the characters, and the themes of the book and the socio-historic content. Jane Eyre was written in 1847 and published in the same year. Charlotte Bronte was forced to publish her books under the name of Currer Bell because women in the 1800’s were deemed as the weaker sex, so Charlotte published Jane Eyre under a man’s name....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Impact of the Beginning of Jane Eyre on the Audience

- The Impact of the Beginning of Jane Eyre on the Audience 'Jane Eyre' is a book that is written in a way that draws the reader into Jane's life and emotions. At the beginning of the book, we see nineteenth century life through a child's eyes. Jane is not treated kindly or with love and because of this we see how awfully some children were treated in the nineteenth century, so very different to our world today where that would be unacceptable to treat a child badly, this impacts the reader dramatically....   [tags: Papers]

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Childhood in Great Expectations and Jane Eyre

- Compare the presentation of childhood in Great Expectations and Jane Eyre Both "Jane Eyre" and "Great Expectation" adopt a typically Victorian outlook on childhood, which can seem quite alien set against modern values. However in both books, and particularly in "Jane Eyre", there is an effort to create a convincing expression of childhood through strong emphasis of the child's point of view above all others. In both books there is a interesting use of hindsight within the first person narration; not only does the narrator describe their childhood with perfect clarity of detail "before the long hour and a half of prayers and Bible-reading was over, I felt ready to perish with cold....   [tags: English Literature]

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Jane Eyre: Imagery

- Jane Eyre: Imagery Jane Eyre tells the story of a woman progressing on the path towards acceptance. Throughout her journey, Jane comes across many obstacles. Male dominance proves to be the biggest obstacle at each stop of Jane's journey: Gateshead Hall, Lowood Institution, Thornfield Manor, Moor House, and Ferndean Manor. Through the progression of the story, Jane slowly learns how to understand and control her repression. I will be analyzing Janes stops at Thornfield Manor and Moor House for this is where she met the two most important men in her life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ecology of Jane Eyre: Surviving the Struggles

- The Ecology of Jane Eyre: Surviving the Struggles Wild, calm, fierce, gentle, damaging, nurturing – nature, such an unpredictable force, can be paralleled with Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre. Many of Jane Eyre’s characters resemble nature, and many of the novel’s events are supported or foreshadowed by occurrences in nature. Jane Eyre’s main character, Jane, is shown maturing from child to adult. Jane’s metamorphosis throws her from the fairytale escape she has created, into real life that she must adapt to in order to survive....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Power of Great Expectations and Jane Eyre

- The Power of Great Expectations and Jane Eyre       Many novels have been written in many different eras. Each era has its `reform' novel or piece of literature, or pieces of work that "broke the mold". For the Greeks, it was Homer's Odyssey; for the Renaissance, it was The Essays: Of Cannibals by Michel de Montaigne; for the Medieval era, it was Dante Alighieri's Inferno. It was the same in the Victorian era, which ran from 1850 to about 1900. The reform authors were Charlotte Brontë and Charles Dickens....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Jane Eyre's Language in Charlotte Brontë

- Jane Eyre's Language in Charlotte Brontë Brontë portrays Jane Eyre as an untypical heroine. Examine Brontë’s language use, structure and character portrayals. The heroism of Jane Eyre is central throughout the novel of the same name. The classic Victorian novel, written by Charlotte Brontë, follows the protagonist Jane Eyre through episodic stages of her life as she strives to find her niche in life. Although she is clearly the heroine in this tale, she often displays characteristics that are contrary to those of a stereotypical heroine and a 19th century woman....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing and Contrasting the Men of Jane Eyre

- Comparing and Contrasting the Men of Jane Eyre        Love and companionship means different things to different people. Sometimes one searches for it in a person much like himself; a mate who upholds their own values and thinks the same thoughts. Other times, people yearn for someone with fresh ideas and an opposite personality to bring new emotions to his life. But in either case, the person that sometimes ends up being the mate one is attracted to is not always a choice that is conventionally upheld by society or perfect in every way....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparison of Jane Eyre + The Color Purple

- Comparison of Jane Eyre + The Color Purple ========================================== Both novels are variations of the same theme: the spiritual and emotional growth of the heroine. Is this a fair assessment. Both novels convey important, political messages exploring the idea of feminism and women´s emancipation. Bronte uses Jane as a figure of female independence, while Walker demonstrates her views on civil rights and commitment to feminism through Celie. In this essay I will be examining the traumatic journeys that both Jane and Celie go through, to find their eventual happiness....   [tags: English Literature]

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Feminism in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Feminism in Jane Eyre       Feminism has been a prominent and controversial topic in writings for some time.  In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre the main character, Jane Eyre, explores the depth at which women may act in society and finds her own boundaries in Victorian England.  As well, along with the notions of feminism often follow the subjects of class distinctions and boundaries.         There is an ample amount of evidence to suggest that the tone of Jane Eyre is in fact a very feminist one and may well be thought as relevant to the women of today who feel they have been discriminated against because of there gender.  At the beginning of the 19th century, lit...   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]

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