I Love Jane Eyre

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    My Favorite Story

    Jane Eyre was one of the first stories my mother ever read to me. We still have the very old copy of Jane Eyre. I love how Edward basically defies all convention to be with her. Even though he did try to marry her even though he was already married it's still completely and...
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    26-30
    1 Response Aug 3, 2011

    The Book That Belonged To My Grandmother.

    Im named after my grandmother. My original name was supposed to be Marianne. But two weeks before I was born my grandmother died of cancer, and so I was named after her instead. I have always wondered what she was like. Ever since I was a little girl the one thing I have loved...
    NerdyBirdy NerdyBirdy
    26-30, F
    10 Responses May 23, 2010

    Love, Beauty And Tenderness

    In order to find kindred souls some folks travel across time and distance. I am no exception. If you happen to be fortunate you meet up with Charlotte Bronte. You find it at once remarkably soothing to connect with someone who resonates what you are experiencing. Through each...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling
    56-60, M
    Nov 17, 2012

    The First

    This was the first book I recall reading, that I tried to ration out.  The first book I feared coming to the end of and it brought me into an obsession and academic interest in the Bronte Sisters and their work. The Characters of Edward Rochester, Bertha Mason and Jane Eyre...
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    26-30
    1 Response Dec 18, 2008

    Gifted, Lovely, Fervant, Solemn...

    “You are my sympathy - my better self - my good angel; I am bound to you by a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely; a fervant, a solemn passion is conceived in my heart; it leans to you, draws you to my center and spring of life, wraps my existence about you...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2012

    "... Disconnected, Poor And Plain."

    I re-read this when I was in my early 30s. I remember shocks of  free, strong-willed feminist thinking so unexpected that I kept returning to the date of publication, 1847, and it revised what I had thought of the world at that time. I had been given to believe that...
    warmwhisper warmwhisper
    46-50, F
    Jun 21, 2010

    We....

    did an adaptation of it for our end of year play, my last year at secondary school, and I got the part of Bertha Mason (Im starting to question why I always get the part of the mad lady.....) and it was brilliant. 2 hours of rehearsals after school every day for months and I...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

    Is It Posible That Someone Have The Streight To Move On Like Jane Eyre?

    Sometimes i wonder, authors in general write to have books published or the write because the wanna transmit the truth forward ?Jane Eyre was knew that he is not good looking , knew that the man he loved could be her father it was that old and he was not a beauty too....even...
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    3 Responses Mar 10, 2012
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