Essays Tagged: "Rochester"

Femenism in "Jane Eyre" by Austen

se who do see the feminist tendency in this novel may back their point by citing Jane's response to Rochester's proposal in chapter 23 as one of the earlier breakthroughs towards feminism.'Do you thin ... e for the equality of the races, this quote is one for the equality of the sexes. Jane proclaims to Rochester that she has 'as much soul as [him]' and just 'full as heart'. Showing that as a women she ...

(6 pages) 145 1 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imagery In "Jane Eyre" by Bronte

is is where she met the two most important men in her life. The easiest way to compare and contrast Rochester and St. John Rivers is by examining when and under what circumstances these two gentlemen ... gentlemen come into contact with Jane.parab It is at Thornfield Manor that Janefirst encounters Mr. Rochester. While living at Thornfield, Rochester demands undivided attention from the servants, Jane ...

(6 pages) 121 2 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Complete Summary of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

tudent is Adele Varens, a petulant but loving illegitimate child of the master of the house, Edward Rochester. Rochester is rarely at home and Jane spends most of her time with Adele and the housekeep ... rarely at home and Jane spends most of her time with Adele and the housekeeper, Mrs. Fairfax. When Rochester does come home, he is often moody and imposing.One night, Jane wakes to strange noises and ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book review for "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

lthough Jane was poor, she never loved money. She disdained those rich girls who wanted to marry Mr Rochester just because he was rich. We can see easily that Jane was morally upright and her thoughts ... pright and her thoughts would not easily change with the situations in which she was in.Jane and Mr Rochester's love story enabled readers to understand Jane much better. When Jane realised that she w ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An examination of Bertha's role in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre in the context of feminism and patriarchy.

Jane, Bertha, Mr. Rochester and Evil."It drew aside the window-curtain and looked out; perhaps it saw dawn approaching ... exemplary of the constant likening of Bertha to something inhuman and monstrous in order to justify Rochester and his evil deed, and Jane's relationship with Rochester The passage also, in the languag ... eed, and Jane's relationship with Rochester The passage also, in the language used likens Bertha to Rochester himself and loosely parallels the relationship between Jane and Rochester through most of ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imagery and Symbolism in Jane Eyre

e child down due to the destruction. As she is attempting to climb a wall in order to get a view of Rochester, the wall begins to collapse and the child holding on to Jane's neck nearly strangles her. ... to Jane's neck nearly strangles her.This symbolism represents the passion and lust between Jane and Rochester. Carrying the child impedes her progress and makes it nearly impossible to ascend the barr ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Critical Lens ( "When writers write from a place of insight and real caring about the truth, they have the ability to throw the lights on for the reader." )

ung lady who falls in love with other Gentlemen. Main character of this story was Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester who fall love with each other and they decided to get married but it was unsuccessful beca ... t was unsuccessful because Mr. Rochester has wife. There was lots of conflict between Jane Eyre and Rochester. Jane left the Thorn field Mansion and she went to another village for job. At the same ti ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gothic Elements in Jane Eyre

nineteenth century gothic novels. Gothic elements can be seen in the mystery behind Thornfield and Rochester's past. There is also a prevalent theme of the supernatural, such as the appearance of Mr. ... such as the appearance of Mr. Reed's ghost, the ghoulish and sinister laughter of Bertha Mason, and Rochester's disembodied voice calling out to Jane. Furthermore, there is a great deal of suspense th ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

the prototypes for characters in the Bronte's juvenile writings as well as for such figures as Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre (2). Bronte's formal education was limited and sporadic - ten months at the a ... at Thronfield, for a little girl, Adele Varens. After much waiting, Jane meets her employer, Edward Rochester, somber, moody, quick to change in his manner, and brusque in his speech. Mysterious happe ...

(15 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Character of a Women in Development"

the world and do good works. However, Jane looks to God in her own way, mainly after she learns of Rochester's previous marriage. She has also learned from Helen's forgiveness without being an easy p ... marriage. She has also learned from Helen's forgiveness without being an easy prey, and returns to Rochester when she is ready to go with him. The spiritual result of the book is her and Rochester's ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

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

lso displays this theme with secondary characters Jane meets like, Helen Burns, Mrs. Temple, Bertha Rochester, Grace Poole, Blanche Ingram, and Celine Varens.The novel opens at Gateshead mansion where ... matures and finishes school, she becomes a governess at a mansion known as Thornfield (78). Edward Rochester is the owner of the mansion and the "boss" of Jane. The women at Thornfield are all treate ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" Ch 11-26 Thornfield Setting Analysis (Essay)

cuses a majority of the characterization on Jane Eyre and how she can perform the same tasks as Mr. Rochester when she is actually given a chance. The author shows this when Jane's master requires her ... . Ironically, Jane's tone throughout this passage is a very submissive tone because she follows Mr. Rochester's every command.This passage offers a very interesting insight on women and men sustaining ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Feminism in "Jane Eyre", by Charlotte Bronte

to Jane by the fact that she could not completely satisfy herself with the prospect of marrying Mr. Rochester until she could enter the marriage as Mr. Rochester's equal. Although she was to go throug ... ge following the original engagement, Jane still had partial doubts, and was uncomfortable when Mr. Rochester wished to bestow gifts upon her. It wasn't until after her stay at Marsh End where she pro ...

(3 pages) 62 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Feminism & Jane Eyre

e expresses that women are the equals of men.Jane again faces hardship in her relationship with Mr. Rochester. While taking her shopping and showering her with lavish gifts, Jane feels uneasy. "Glad w ... ver, Jane felt dependent and inferior. She refuses to live in a subordinate situation and tells Mr. Rochester: "I shall continue to act as Adele's governess: by that I shall earn my board and lodging, ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Air of Secrecy in the Novel "Jane Eyre". Express how secrecy drives the plot of the novel Jane Eyre.

nd divulging it only at the right moment, if at all." In Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre,Edward Rochester keeps a crucial secret from society: his marriage to Bertha Mason. Rochester continues the ... s it necessary in order to court Jane. Jane becomes aware of the truth on the day of her wedding to Rochester. She is devastated and decides to leave him. As a result of Rochester's secret and its rev ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fire and Ice in "Jane Eyre"

e first time Jane ever becomes suspicious of odd-behavior in Thornfield is when Bertha sets fire to Rochester's room. The fire that Bertha set was potentially devastating, but luckily when Jane smelle ... mes. Fire was also responsible for the devastation of Thornfield and Bertha's death when Bertha set Rochester's home on fire yet again.One of the most important roles that fire plays in the novel is t ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fire and Ice

also plays an important role in defining Jane's character. One of the paintings that Jane shows to Rochester is an apt example of this. The first painting that is described shows death by drowning.Al ... gle to bring these two elements into balance. The first of these manifestations is the character of Rochester, who embodies the fire in Jane's spirit. With the introduction of Rochester a great deal o ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

F-Eyre-y Tale

amiliar character, Belle from Beatuy and the Beast. The relationship between Jane and Edward Rochester closely parallels the relationship between Belle and the Beast. In Beauty and the Beast, B ... nto a caring creature with a warm heart. One needn't look past the name "Thornfield" to realize the Rochester home is dark and without spirit. Only Jane is able to turn this situation around. She is a ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

AP English/Lit September 28, 2001 The Feminist Side of Charlotte

s a governess at a place called Thornfield. At Thornfield, Jane develops a passion and love for Mr. Rochester, the owner. After finally winning his love, Jane and Mr. Rochester become engaged. During ... nning his love, Jane and Mr. Rochester become engaged. During the wedding ceremony, as Jane and Mr. Rochester take their vows, a strange man announces that Mr. Rochester is already married to a lady n ...

(6 pages) 549 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Revolutionary Jane

oves upwards somewhere between the working class and the middle class (Godfrey 857). In the rich Mr Rochester she meets her future husband, but when she discovers that he is married to another woman s ... ount of money, which enables her to climb up to the middle class (Brontë 500). Knowing that Mr Rochester's wife died, she is now able to marry him since their positions are equal. Jane Eyre does ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature