Essays Tagged: "John Reed"

Religion in "Jane Eyre ", Charlotte Bronte

sare 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 her aunt andcousins bec ... or youdo nothing for your keep'(14).She must stay in the red room after she retaliates to theattack John Reed makes upon her, her obnoxious cousin. John tells Jane 'mamma says;you have no money; your ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a book report about "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

pain other than ignoring or try not to talk back to her relatives. One day she says, "Accustomed to John Reed's abuse, I never had an idea of replying to it. My care was how to endure the blow which w ... s how to endure the blow which would certainly follow the insult." (9. 39~41) She was so angry when John Reed hits her. After, she becomes silent and tries not to be annoying to her cousins. After her ...

(3 pages) 69 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte changing the way women are viewed in the nineteenth century.

rity of her life. This exclusion is seen on the opening page of the novel with her cousins, "Eliza, John, and Georgiana were now clustered round their mama in the drawing-room... Me she had dispensed ... he relationship she had with her aunt, Jane also had to endure the unpunished cruelty of her cousin John. Jane had to deal with John Reed's abuse everyday and she is punished for defending herself onc ...

(8 pages) 129 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Analyse the passage from Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" in which Jane finds herself locked within the Red Room at Gateshead Hall, explaining its relevance to the structure of the novel as a whole.

characteristics of determination and pride.While within the Red Room, Jane considers the cruelty of John Reed, who taunts his mother and calls her 'old girl' and yet is still, in Mrs. Reed's eyes, 'he ... girl' and yet is still, in Mrs. Reed's eyes, 'her own darling'. Jane notices with heavy irony that John mocks his mother for her dark skin, despite it being 'similar to his own'. Jane's fiery nature ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Eyre In Class Essay

ed you; but I declare I do not love you: I dislike you the worst of anybody in the world except for John Reed; and this book about the liar, you may give to your girl, Georgina, for it is she who tell ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights Emily and Charlotte Bronte

away. Jane was treated like a piece of trash, for example the time when Jane got into a fight with John Reed and John told his mother that Jane had hurt him so she would throw Jane into the red room ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Eyre and Gender Issues

I asserted; " and I will not be one till I die: I will be my self." when Jane fight with her cousin John Reed that is an evidence for her rebellious character against the male domination over female. ... ade her try to have her independent and learn to work after that and earn her own money. Her cousin john reed was also being a tyrant to Jane " I really saw in him a tyrant a murderer" Jane said.(chap ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lessons Jane Eyre learns Charlotte Bronte- Jane Eyre

rs Reed was very cruel to Jane. She used to blame Jane for everything wrong happened there; even if John Reed or his sisters did anything wrong Jane was blamed for it. Jane was very bold and confident ...

(1 pages) 35 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Why were the Bolsheviks successful in October 1917?

a reaction to the strains that had been placed upon Tsarist Russia as a result of the Great War. As John Reed wrote in his book 'Ten days that shook the world' "It was against this background of a who ... ence public opinion* other issues including war, poverty, climate, season, environment and chance.* John Reed in his book 'Ten days that shook the world' wrote "In this atmosphere of corruption, of mo ...

(7 pages) 47 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How does Bronte present "Jane Eyre" in chapter 1 and 2 of the novel?

Her parents died from tuberculosis, and Jane now lives with her Aunt, and her three cousins, Eliza, John and Georgiana Reed, they all live at Gateshead Hall, in the Victorian Era, orphans like Jane we ... ed family. Jane says that she is "humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John and Georgiana Reed." This sentence shows that Jane feels small and weak, compared to her cousin ...

(9 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Erye

ckbreaking work. If the harsh ruling of Mrs. Reed wasn't enough, Jane had to deal with her rude son John Reed. Although John was rough on Jane, I think he brought out the best in her."Wicked cruel boy ... murderer-you are like a slave driver-you are like the Roman Emperors!" (P.5) This was said to John while being walloped full of punches from Jane for taking a book Jane was finally starting to f ...

(3 pages) 781 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyzing Jane Eyre

ent to the wealthy and greedy aunt. The other Reeds are unkind to her as well. Her youthful cousin, John Reed, is a selfish little boy who continuously causes Jane to be punished without provocation. ... nd the curtains of her room. There she has curled up with a book and quietly comforts herself. When John Reed suddenly discovers her missing, he calls out for his sister, Eliza, who informs him that s ...

(12 pages) 1258 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

he receives by reading her stories and singing to her. One day Jane fights with her bullying cousin John Reed. As punishment her aunt locks her up in the red room; the room where Jane’s Uncle Ree ... nor called Marsh end and Moor House take her in. The names of the siblings are Mary, Diana, and St. John Rivers; Jane quickly befriends them. St. John is a clergyman; he finds Jane a teaching job at a ...

(4 pages) 1334 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does jane eyre fulfil your

eginning of the novel Jane is sitting by the window, reading a book, minding her own business. When John Reed comes in he says to her..."You have no business to take our books, you are a dependant. Yo ... , and eat the same meals we do, and wear clothes at our mama's expense." This statement, by John, shows the hardship Jane has lived with through her childhood. It also portrays for us how the ...

(15 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Jane Eyre

ening of the novel, when Jane was living in Gateshead, while she was reading an unpleasant visit of John Reed was foreshadowed when the weather was described, "After it offered a pale blank of mist an ... pale blank of mist and cloud: hear, a scene of wet lawn and storm-beat shrub" (2). Jane confronted John Reed and was sent to the red room that she dreaded. Later in the novel, when Mr. Rochester prop ...

(2 pages) 684 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fire and Ice

nate nature, symbolize how Jane's fiery personality alienate her from society. A short while later, John Reed, representing a male-dominated society, enters the room in search of Jane. When John attem ... needs some control over her passion.On the opposite end of the spectrum is the icy character of St. John. St.John is both physically and emotionally devoid of warmth and passion. Jane describes his pa ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

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

love you; but I declare, I do not love you: I dislike you the worst of anybody in the world except John Reed…Georgiana for it is she who tells lies not I" (Bronte 37). In this passage Jane tak ... integrity. Jane wanders for nights and days begging for food. She is finally taken in by St. John Rivers. Jane befriends Mary and Diana Rivers, St. John's daughters. Jane begins to learn the li ...

(6 pages) 729 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

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

when she was a child, Jane had forthright values of herself and an example is when she reprimanded John Reed for attacking her with a book, “ Wicked and cruel boy! I said. You are like a murdere ... the self-sufficiency she valued so much.As she did to Helen, Jane rejects the extremist model of St John although she still respected him and the freedom that he had offered were still not suited to h ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gold mining notes

;s financial stability was founded upon. The first documented gold discovery was made in 1799, when John Reed’s son, Conrad, found a 17 pound nugget in Meadow Creek. The Reed’s farm was loca ... y Carl Wilhelm Scheele, who discovered Cyanide. The modern Cyanide Process was developed in 1887 by John Seward MacArthur and the brothers Dr. Robert and Dr. William Forrest in Glasgow, Scotland (Wiki ...

(8 pages) 1843 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Jane Eyre and the Anti-Heroes

rian Society, as well as maintaining her autonomy. Her relationships with the four anti-heroes, St. John Rivers, John Reed, Mr. Brocklehurst, and Mr. Rochester, help criticize Victorian literary conve ... ild, but has kept her autonomy and sense of self throughout the ordeals.Likewise, Mr. Rochester and John Reed are considered anti-heroes because they are both morally corrupt and unable to make proper ...

(3 pages) 2659 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers