Essays Tagged: "Helen Burns"

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

re necessities. However Jane's life still began to improve rapidly. Despite losing her best friend, Helen Burns, to the typhus epidemic that swept through the school, Jane progressed as a student, and ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

r the severity of the regime by the kindness of the superintendent Miss Temple and a fellow orphan, Helen Burns, who dies in Jane's arms of consumption? She spends some miserable years, eventually bec ... arried. There is also a spiritual theme running through the novel. When Jane is at Lowood she meets Helen Burns, the good and sacrificing girl whom Jane questions about God and Heaven right before she ...

(7 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

s life on the acts of Religion and is not a happy person and is unable to lead a satisfactory life. Helen Burns and Miss Temple became role models for Jane, they were kind and understanding. They were ... y showed Jane that you could be a Christian without the false show of going to church every Sunday. Helen taught Jane to except you own faults and to understand other peoples faults she states "Love y ...

(10 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Role of Women, Inside Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

to the forefront pertaining to the role of women during the 19th century. Upon initial encounters, Helen displays many qualities exhibited by women during that time. Helen Burns though a seemingly in ... ough a seemingly insignificant character in the novel metaphorically exemplifies the role of women. Helen is a symbol for tolerance, and dormant wisdom as it relates to the metaphor of women's roles d ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Eyre

ictorian women .The social role of "angel in the house" condition is exemplified by Miss Temple and Helen Burns. Jane was fond of Miss Temple who represents a ladylike virtues, she dispensed food for ... into the ardent...." She personified that impossible Victorian ideal, the women-angel-in-the-house.Helen burns present a different but equally impossible ideal to Jane the ideal of self renunciation ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Critical Analysis On Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

view on religion, specifically Christianity. These characters include Mr. Brocklehurst, Eliza Reed, Helen Burns, St. John Rivers, Jane, and Mr. Rochester. Some of these characters practice the strictn ... actual true Christians, who loved God wholeheartedly. The best example of this type of character is Helen Burns, who is an ideal religious character. At Lowood, Helen endured her punishments with humi ...

(4 pages) 60 3 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Imagery and Symbolism in Jane Eyre

ferences.One of the main points in the novel the of symbolism is biblical references. The character Helen Burns may be compared to the identity of Christ. Her character gives out spiritual and moral a ... s not display any emotion. Instead she remains composed and serene in her demeanor. The Christ-like Helen Burns attempts to affirm faith in God. When dying, she informs Jane of her faith and states th ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Jane Eyre" and A Picture of Dorian Gray's emphasis on individual morality.

on the bible. Jane is unable to find religion for herself at Lowood in the wake of such hypocrisies.Helen Burns provides the first example of true Christian morality in Jane's life., for the first tim ... lity in Jane's life., for the first time. It is Helen's teachings that frame Jane's adult morality. Helen tells Jane to live a Christ like existence, and to be kind to those who are unkind to her (Bro ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre"- feminism in the novel.

me independent, simply because no one was willing to let her depend on them except for the deceased Helen Burns. Jane is not making grand feminist remarks, she is simply speaking the truth that she ha ... at Bertha sets. She saves him spiritually, teaching him about love and humility. She teaches him as Helen taught her, always considering him her equal and never looking down on him or allowing him to ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre" by Charlote Bronte: Essay on how Jane has grown from a passionate Child to a reasonable Adult.

ive at Lowood, a boarding school for disadvantaged children, where she meets her first true friend, Helen Burns, and a kindly teacher who soon becomes her friend, Miss Temple. After her schooling at L ... ng because of the injustice that Mrs. Reed has just committed against her. Similarly, Jane talks to Helen Burns about how "... [she] must dislike those who, whatever [she does] to please them, persist ...

(7 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Character of a Women in Development"

arlotte Brontë's style of writing allows the reader to see the religious theme developing with Helen Burns and St. John Rivers. Even though Jane rejects those models she learned valuable informat ... e information from them. She finds some examples from some characters throughout the novel such as: Helen Burn's keeping the Christian doctrine of tolerance, she accepts all the cruel punishments give ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Ideal Victorian Woman: "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

and going through life. Bronte also displays this theme with secondary characters Jane meets like, Helen Burns, Mrs. Temple, Bertha Rochester, Grace Poole, Blanche Ingram, and Celine Varens.The novel ... ividuality. The school is a small representative for the women in Victorian society. Jane befriends Helen Burns who is very similar but at the same time the opposite of her (42). Helen is submissive w ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Erye

founder, Mr. Brocklehurst. Jane wasn't allowed any slack, but with the help of her new best friend Helen Burns and new idol, Miss Maria Temple they defeated the harsh words and actions of Mr. Brockle ... do to Jane, with the comfort of Maria Temple she could conquer almost anything, except the death of Helen Burns. After the death, Jane takes a job at Thornfield Hall to teach English as a second langu ...

(3 pages) 554 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

to deal with his hypocritical nature and strive through life at Lowood making a very loving friend, Helen Burns. Because Helen helps Jane through some rough times and is always there to listen, Jane i ... Helen helps Jane through some rough times and is always there to listen, Jane is heart broken when Helen becomes deathly ill; however, Helen stays strong and assures Jane that everything is going to ...

(4 pages) 345 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

flect on their significance. In Charlotte Bront¸'s fictional autobiography, Jane Eyre, Helen Burns proves to be a significant character in spite of her short appearance. Helen both direct ... er short appearance. Helen both directly and indirectly affects Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester. Helen Burns' short appearance in Jane Eyre directly affects Jane's ways of thinking and perceiving t ...

(3 pages) 494 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë: A plot overview of the book

s fund to have a wealthy and opulent lifestyle for his family. At Lowood, Jane makes a friend named Helen Burns, whose positive attitude to the school is helpful and unpleasant. A massive disease call ... itude to the school is helpful and unpleasant. A massive disease called typhus goes through Lowood; Helen dies during the devastation. Due to the devastation Mr. Brocklehurst leaves the school by attr ...

(4 pages) 1109 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane eyres struggle for love

character and coarseness.However, while at Lowood, Jane finds her first true friend in the form of Helen Burns, another student at the school. Helen teaches Jane of love in the form of religion. By m ... Helen teaches Jane of love in the form of religion. By means of instruction as well as by example, Helen is able to convey this message. When Jane is punished in front of the whole school, she tries ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Jane Eyre and Feminism

and courage that she would need to face her future situations.When Jane is at Lowood, she befriends Helen Burns, a girl who in a sense acts as a mother or a supporter to Jane. This is because Helen te ... Jane. This is because Helen tells Jane to be less impulsive and just obey the rules of her school. Helen continues to speak to Jane about loving your enemies and letting people get away with victimiz ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jayne Eyre Biography

ance" (Johnson, 2). Although he left the story by means of death, his teachings to her are not lost.Helen Burns is another person who adds balance to Jane's life. Through religion , "she shows Jane th ...

(6 pages) 5 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

stone cold essay

to sit still during seemingly endless sermons. Still, she takes comfort in her new friendship with Helen, who impresses Jane with her expansive knowledge and her ability to patiently endure even the ... ng the work so dangerous.Punishment was much more severe during Victorian times; in JE you see that Helen Burns is being punished by her teacher for errors in her pronunciation, the way she was standi ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature