Orphaned Jane Eyre grows up in the home of her heartless aunt and later attends a charity school with a harsh regime, enduring loneliness and cruelty. This troubled childhood strengthens Jane's natural independence and spirit
-which prove necessary when she finds a position as governess at Thornfield Hall. However, when she finds love with her sardonic employer, Rochester, the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice. Should she stay with him and live with the consequences, or follow her convictions, even if it means leaving the man she loves? This is where you describe your book. Delete the given description and use one of your own. For example,Jane Eyre has everything. Itis written in four parts - the first part reminds meof Cinderella because she stays with relatives who don't like her. The next partis like Annie because she stays in a terrible orphanage. The third part is a romance. The fourth part is a coming to age story where a poor girl becomes wealthy. In there, there is also a little horror, suspense, and a lesson to be learned about sticking with your values.
Jane Eyre is a
first-person narrativeof the title character, a small, plain-faced, intelligent and honest English orphan. The novel goes through five distinct stages: Jane's childhood at Gateshead, where she is abusedby her aunt and cousins; her education at Lowood School, where she acquires friends and role models but also suffers privations; her time as the governessof Thornfield Manor, where she falls in love withher Byronic employer, Edward Rochester; her time with the Rivers family at M Orphaned at an early age,Jane Eyre leadsa bleakand lonely life, untilshe is employedas agoverness atThornfield Hall bythe mysterious Mr Rochester - a man who guards a grim secret. This is a story of passionate love, travail and the triumph...
,by Charlotte Bronte ,is partof the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the studentand the general reader, including new scholarship,...
Shelfari edited the description of Jane Eyre Wednesday, July 8, 2009.