Tag Archives: Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre 2011: A Review

I was not particularly impressed with the new version of ‘Jane Eye’ the first time I saw it. I would have described it in two words: Low-key. (Or, is that one word?) Everything is so quiet. The only scene that … Continue reading

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I Have a Right

While researching Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë for Did Charlotte Brontë Know Rochester?, I noticed something interesting. Three times is the phrase “I have a right” used, and every time it is used by Mr. Rochester. The first time is in … Continue reading

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Did Charlotte Brontë Know Rochester?

Mr. Rochester — a character from Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre — embodies many of the characteristics of a typical Byronic hero. Interestingly though, some consider him to be a more conventional hero. Even Charlotte Brontë’s own description of him … Continue reading

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