Essays Tagged: "Governess"

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

attending an all girls seminary until shereached the age of eighteen, Jane advertises for a job as agoverness, and receives one at an estate named Thornfield.This is where she meets, Rochester, the ow ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Elizabeth I

ed.Henry gave Elizabeth a house of her own in the country. He paid little attention to her, and her governess complained that the princess "hath neither gown, nor kirtle, nor petticoat." Henry provide ...

(6 pages) 132 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discusses the relationship between Mrs. Grose and the other Characters in "Turn of the Screw" by Solomon's

Mrs. Grose, playing cleverly on the governess' visions, convinces her she is seeingPeter Quint and Ms. Jessel in an effort to drive her ... least, that is according to EricSolomon's 'The Return of the Screw.' Mrs. Grose tries to remove the governess to getto Flora.Mrs. Grose will do anything to gain control of Flora, as she proved when sh ... also had a hand in Ms. Jessel's death.Mrs. Grose then proceeds, after the murders, to twist the new governess' visionsof ghosts into visions of Quint and Jessel. Solomon does not address the issue of ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mr Knightley - Jane Austen...'Mr Knightley is the arbiter of sense and judgement.' Discuss with reference to the first eleven chapters.

mma. Emma and her father have been discussing the day's celebration - the wedding of Emma's beloved governess Miss Taylor to Mr Weston. Emma is at pains to cheer her father from the sad loss of their ...

(5 pages) 38 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This is a review of the life of female writer Charlotte Bronte. Her most popular work was "Jane Eyre."

o another school where she became a member of the staff in 1835. Unhappy in education, she became a governess for a short period of time. She felt that life as a governess left her feeling incomplete. ...

(1 pages) 40 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Transformation from Jane Austens "Emma" to Amy Heckerling's "Clueless"

like Miss Bates or an accomplished young woman like miss Fairfax who must marry to escape work as a governess. Emma, a gentleman's daughter, is a member of the upper echelons of the gentry, who can af ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

some miserable years, eventually becoming a teacher on Miss Temple's marriage she obtains a post as governess at Thornfield Hall to Adele, the illegitimate daughter of Mr Rochester a Byronic hero of g ... ancy gowns and jewels, but even after she and Rochester are married, she wants to remain as Adele's governess. She is not willing to give up her independence to Rochester, and tries to seek her own fo ...

(7 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is my biography of Marie Curie. Make sure you include her Nobel prizes, as I forgot them in my report.

was no further education available for women at that time. Consequently, she took a position as a governess. She then generously sent a portion of her salary to her older sister in Paris, France, t ...

(1 pages) 36 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A character list of the major characters in jane austen's "emma" (emma woodhouse, mr. woodhouse, george knightley, harriet smith), supported with quotes

are of the behaviour that is expected from her. Even though she herself deeply regrets that her old governess Miss Taylor, "who had fallen little short of a mother in affection" (Austen 1), had marrie ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Complete Summary of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

ter her arrival. Her step-aunt despises her and sends her to Lowood School so that she can become a governess. She wins the friendship of everyone there, but her life is difficult because conditions a ... of the students do conditions improve. Jane completes her education there and obtains a position as governess at a house called Thornfield. Jane's student is Adele Varens, a petulant but loving illegi ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marie Curie "Obituary" (assignment was to write an obituary about a famous scientist)

uated at the top of her high school class at only fifteen years old. She then left her home to be a governess for the Zorawskis. Marya soon fell in love with the eldest Zorawski son, Casimir. They agr ... agreed to marry eachother, but his parents objected, claiming he could do much better than a petty governess. She completed her time and hastily sought another position. Within a year of finding anot ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Let Freedom Ring, and essay on Henry James's The Turn of the Screw

ver someone else, they tend to hold onto this power and not grant freedom. This isthe case with the governess in Henry James's The Turn of the Screw. As the governess, she hascontrol over her student ... e does not want to give him his freedom. Freedom isdefined as the ability to do what one wants. The governess is also battling ghosts throughout thestory, whom are assumed to be real. Throughout the s ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marie Curie, biography and major achievements

ts made by her family had to post pone her own education, working instead. At eighteen she became a governess and put her sister through school with the agreement that her sister would return the favo ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte essay: themes, plot, symbolism

this cruelty, and feels the need to leave.Jane then goes to Lowood school and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield. At Thornfield, Jane feels much more relaxed in this comforting environment ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Jane Eyre and Gender Issues

ngs that made the woman get a good husband. Although some of the Victorian women work but only as a governess the society look in disrespectful toward them.Jane Eyre symbolizes charlotte Bronte reject ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

women, each with its own set of responsibilities, assert that teaching, either in a school or as a governess, was the only profession open to the average middle-class women; a very few might earn the ... in the world as a result of her handsome, fashionable and wellborn condition, so how is a plain and governess to contend with a society that rewards beauty and style? The Vanity Fair of Blanch is made ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Very good notes on the novel "Emma" writtn by AJne Austen

the mistress of Hartfield for some time. Her father, Mr. Woodhouse, had hired Miss Taylor as Emma's governess, and the two became more like sisters, Emma being allowed to have things her way most of t ... le money they have must go to their own daughter, Miss Campbell, so Jane will soon have to become a governess to support herself. Jane and Miss Campbell are great friends, and Miss Campbell has recent ...

(23 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Vincent Van Gogh

llage of Zundert. Despite doing well his father took him and his sister Anne away to be taught by a governess. In October 1864 he was then sent to a boarding school 20 miles away. After completing ele ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The early life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. His overprotective mother, school life and his aspiring political career.

na.Franklin was born into a sheltered but pleasant and gregarious home. He was taught at first by a governess and then we went to the exclusive Groton School. His life revolved around trips to Europe, ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Turn of the Screw -- Book Report

ral degrees removed from the reader. A man named Douglas reads a manuscript written by his sister's governess. The manuscript forms the basis of the story, which is thus told from the governess's pers ... ads it aloud. The narrator's transcript, not the manuscript, is what we read.In the transcript, the governess has a poor father, so she goes to London at the age of twenty to look for work. She accept ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing