Jane Eyre in Flash Fiction Chapter 8 How I was promoted to a higher class Five o’clock struck; school was dismissed, and all were gone into the refectory to tea. I ventured to descend from the stool, sat on the floor, and overwhelmed by grief, I wept. I had been crushed and trodden on andContinue reading “#JaneEyreFF Rereading Jane Eyre in #FlashFiction #Chapter8 #VictorianFiction #CharlotteBronte”
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#JaneEyreFF Rereading Jane Eyre in #FlashFiction #Chapter3
Jane Eyre in Flash Fiction Chapter 3 How I recovered after fainting in the Red Room I woke up in my own bed after a frightful nightmare. Bessie refused to sleep alone with me for fear that I might die during the night, so Sarah stayed with her. I heard them say a whiteContinue reading “#JaneEyreFF Rereading Jane Eyre in #FlashFiction #Chapter3”
Autumn in Jane Eyre
The autumn months of September, October and November witness major events in both Jane Eyre and Edward Rochester’s lives. Jane Eyre starts narrating her autobiography in autumn, specifically in November, ‘a drear November day’ she calls it. The novel has an oppressive and gloomy beginning in which she tells the reader about her loveless andContinue reading “Autumn in Jane Eyre”
There was no possibility of taking a walk that (November) day.
November is a dark and ominous month in Jane Eyre’s life. Firstly, she is locked in the red room, as a child, at Gateshead. Secondly, she is lonely at Thornfield Hall, before Rochester’s arrival. Finally she is leading a solitary life in Morton, while her cousin, whom she doesn’t love, proposes to her. Gateshead TheContinue reading “There was no possibility of taking a walk that (November) day.”
The Books Jane Eyre Read. Part One: At Gateshead Hall.
The orphaned Jane Eyre, was taken in by her uncle’s widowed wife, Mrs. Reed, and her spiteful cousins, John, Eliza, and Georgina. She suffered greatly at their home, saying of John, who was 14 and four years older than her, ‘He bullied and punished me; not two or three times in the week, nor onceContinue reading “The Books Jane Eyre Read. Part One: At Gateshead Hall.”
The Moon In Jane Eyre. Part I: At Gateshead And Lowood
The moon is full this winter night; The stars are clear, though few;And every window glistens bright,With leaves of frozen dew. The sweet moon through your lattice gleamsAnd lights your room like day;And there you pass, in happy dreams,The peaceful hours away! From Honour’s Martyr by Anne Bronte The following article will reflect upon theContinue reading “The Moon In Jane Eyre. Part I: At Gateshead And Lowood”