Tag Archives: Jane Eyre

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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Byronic Hero

According to Wikipedia1, the character Childe Harold in Byron’s poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (published between 1812 and 1818), is the first example of what came to be known as the “Byronic Hero”. The Byronic hero is very intelligent and sophisticated, … Continue reading

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