Essays Tagged: "Brocklehurst"

"Jane Eyre" (Charlotte Bronte), The Feminist Tract

te 17).However, Jane did not remain defeated permanently. Hertriumph over Aunt Reed comes after Mr. Brocklehurst has visitedGateshead Hall. Aunt Reed had trodden severely on Jane bytelling the visitor ... od. At times is was an 'irksome struggle' for Jane as shewas forced to yield to the overbearing Mr. Brocklehurst, whosephilosophy was, 'to render them...self-denying,' (Bronte 62-65).Mr. Brocklehurst ...

(9 pages) 229 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Religion in "Jane Eyre ", Charlotte Bronte

that customary actionsare not always moral through the conventional personalities of Mrs. Reed, Mr.Brocklehurst, and St. John Rivers.The novel begins in Gateshead Hall when Jane must stay away from h ... One day, Miss Temple serves the children cheese in order to compensatefor their burnt porridge. Mr. Brocklehurst, the self-righteous leader of Lowood, tells MissTemple: 'You are aware that my plan in ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre is nothing more than a simply love story?" Discuss

te addresses the theme of Religion in Jane Eyre using many characters as symbols like Mrs. Reed, Mr Brocklehurst and St. John Rivers. These characters represented the conventional and self-righteous S ... s Jane and conceals a letter from her uncle, not really a Christian attitude. Acts performed by Mr. Brocklehurst were very hypocritical he deprives the children of Lowood School of even basic food and ...

(10 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

In the Schoolroom Scene (Ch.7), explain how Charlotte Brontë portrays the injustices Suffered by Jane Eyre

nd illustrating her pain through a vivid image in the readers' mind. She also does this by using Mr Brocklehurst, so that the audience can empathise with Jane and see the injustices in a better perspe ... ience can empathise with Jane and see the injustices in a better perspective.The descriptions of Mr Brocklehurst's clothes are illustrated in the readers' mind. '...shot orange and purple silk pelisse ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Lessons Jane Eyre learns Charlotte Bronte- Jane Eyre

nd she was used to these long journeys.When Jane went to Lowood she got tougher due to following Mr Brocklehurst rules. On the first day of school Jane was considered as a liar in front of the whole s ... the whole school by Mr Brocklehurst. She learnt that there are so cruel and selfish people like Mr Brocklehurst & so kind and caring people like Helen & Miss Temple. She learns about how peop ...

(1 pages) 35 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" Ch 7-10 Lowood Setting Analysis (Essay)

age is that men feel obliged to take away the pride of any woman hoping for success. The reason Mr. Brocklehurst said what he did was because Jane Eyre's guardian, a widow (the societal equivalent of ... ietal equivalent of a man), had told him that this female child was a very wicked person. After Mr. Brocklehurst tried to sabotage Jane Eyre's reputation at her new school, Jane Eyre was "crushed" and ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyzing Jane Eyre

eve her excuse and claims that Jane was trying to trick her into letting her out of the room.3. Mr. Brocklehurst is the bitter headmaster of Lowood institution, which is a school for "˜unfortunat ... s worst fault is the tendency to deceit; Mrs. Reeds thought she was a cheat and a liar.4. After Mr. Brocklehurst leaves, Jane gathers up the most of her courage and exclaims that she is not deceitful, ...

(12 pages) 1010 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

the weather mentioned. For example, after Jane was publicly, falsely accused of being a liar by Mr. Brocklehurst, an upcoming positive event was predicted when Jane described her surroundings, "Some h ...

(2 pages) 524 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Jane Eyre: The Epitome of Independence and Rebelliousness Abstract: During

of cruelty continues. All alone in the world, she seems doomed to a life of failure. Mrs. Reed, Mr. Brocklehurst, St. John or even her loved Mr. Rochester try to "destroy her selfhood" and mold a char ...

(2 pages) 1282 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

This essay is on Jane Eyre. The question was: How does Jane's character change through the course of the novel?

s Temple due to her understanding of the children's feelings and needs. This was contrasted with Mr Brocklehurst who was a hypocrite and treated Jane and the rest of the students with contempt. Jane b ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Eyre and the Anti-Heroes

ntaining her autonomy. Her relationships with the four anti-heroes, St. John Rivers, John Reed, Mr. Brocklehurst, and Mr. Rochester, help criticize Victorian literary convention because they do not al ... g a prime example of an anti-heroine. As a child Jane defies patriarchy when she does not submit to Brocklehurst and as an adult stands up to Rochester, both choices based on her developing set of mor ...

(3 pages) 2446 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers