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I Love Jane Eyre

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    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 18-21, F 10 Responses May 23, 2010

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    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 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    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 51-55, M Nov 17, 2012

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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...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    "... 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

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 18, 2008

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    Jane Eyre.

    I saw the 1996 movie with Charlotte Gainsbourg as Jane and William Hurt as Mr.Rochester,I love it but my favorite is the1944 version with Joan Fontaine as Jane Eyre and Orson Welles as Edward Rochester.I loved this movie ever since I first saw it when I was a young girl,it...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 8 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    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

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    Sometimes he makes me fall in love all over again. :)
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    She's my mentor and best friend. Has always been there for me and I will always be their with her.I am so gratful I have someone who can offer me guidence and I can go to to tell...
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