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  • Bertha Wilson

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    Bertha Wilson, most commonly known as the first woman to be a judge at the Supreme Court of Canada and she is remembered as a great leader and changed the lives of many people. Bertha Wilson showed many good character traits that all contributed to her in becoming a successful leader. Bertha Wilson was very intelligent. The first woman to judge at the Supreme Court of Canada showed integrity towards the fact that woman and men should be treated equally. Bertha Wilson was courageous and brave. A good

  • Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason

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    Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason can be compared and contrasted easily by showing the way they act in various situations in the novel. There is also a significant difference between how they were raised and how they met Mr. Rochester. Jane was known as the girl who had many things to say but never voiced them. Bertha, on the other hand, would let everyone know what she was feeling by her actions. Both Jane and Bertha had some of the same feelings about how their life was at that time. Jane was raised

  • Bertha must be kept silent

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    Bertha must be kept silent Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre has been considered as a potentially subversive and revolutionary text because of its – and its author – social and political position. Jane Eyre is a young woman, orphan and low born, who fights for emancipation and liberty. She wants to lead her life independently without any external control. As a little girl, she was the incarnation of rebellion. Having been adopted by the Reed family and being treated unfairly, the prospect of a happy

  • The Metamorphosis of Bertha in Katherine Mansfield’s Bliss

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    The Metamorphosis of Bertha in Katherine Mansfield’s Bliss Katherine Mansfield’s “Bliss” is quite an interesting story full of underlying meanings and themes. Upon a first reading, it seems to be a simple story of a woman who feels uncontainable bliss one day, only to have it end when she discovers her husband is having an affair. Although this is a correct interpretation, after a second reading, much more is apparent. “Bliss” is a story of the revelation of a vibrant young woman, of criticism

  • Bertha as Jane's Alter Ego in Jane Eyre

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    Bertha as Jane's Alter Ego in Jane Eyre "I resisted all the way," (chapter 2)  Jane says as she is borne away to be locked in the red-room of Gateshead, where she will experience a fit of rage that inevitably arises from her physical and emotional entrapment. Jane evinces her refusal to accept passively restrictive male standards as well as the female predilection towards anger early in the novel. That night in the red-room, Jane experiences a vehement anger that she describes as "oppressed"

  • The Portrayal of Bertha in "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot

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    control over, so that does not make his narration completely reliable. Lattimer becomes obsessed with Bertha – who starts off as his brother’s fiancé. Bertha can be perceived in two ways, as a monster – or as a victim. Bertha may be seen as a monster because she toys with Lattimers emotions, and teases him. She is aware of his feelings towards her, and still she flirts, and “pets” Lattimer. Bertha behaves very affectionately towards Lattimer in public; she “laughed at his quotations” and “openly

  • Reactions to Patriarchal Oppression by Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason

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    Reactions to Patriarchal Oppression by Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason Missing Works Cited Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason are both oppressed by the British patriarchal system were men are the makers, interpreters, and enforcers of social and political rules. However, these two women differ greatly in the ways that they accept and cope with the reality of their place in society, and it is these differences that ultimately determine their fate. Jane Eyre follows the rules. Although she initially revolts

  • Personal Narrative: My Beloved Grandmother, Bertha

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    molten lava, but someone that you find refuge in. My inspiration is my beloved Grandmother, Bertha. The inspiration I find in my Grandmother Bertha stems from her love for everyone, the endearing way she spoke, and her ability to find the light in any negative situation. Forbes states that the average person forms an opinion of someone they

  • Bertha and Jane in Charlotte Bronte´s Jane Eyre5

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    be Jane and Bertha Rochester. Throughout the novel they have left their own marks with their actions and words. Her stay at Thornfield has made a tremendous impact on those around her especially Mr. Rochester and Jane. Bertha Rochester has not only left an impact in Jane’s present life but also in her past as well. Bertha Rochester’s introduction to the story created a major change. Right when things were somewhat falling into place for Jane, havoc struck again. Mentally unstable; Bertha caused great

  • Bertha Mason in Charlote Bronte´s Novel: Jane Eyre

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    manor because he kept his wife Bertha Mason locked on the third floor of the Thornfield household. We are introduced to Bertha Mason when Mr. Rochester goes on to tell Jane of his past. Mr. Rochester’s father didn’t want to divide his property and wealth so he left the entire estate to his other son Rowland. Mr. Rochester’s father sent him to Jamaica was he would be expected to marry Bertha Mason. To inherit a large fortune of 30,000 pounds Mr. Rochester would wed Bertha a lovely Creole woman who was