Jane transgresses the boundary associated with her gender in the Victorian age. For a woman to be recognised as having equal intellect to that of a man was sadly a rare thing.
Women could actually attend university, but the downside was they could never get the full degree. They could spend months studying, though never be recognised as actually having gained the qualification. This book received a whole host of negative reviews at the time of its publication for this element alone. Reader, I love this book. I really could go on, but this is getting kind of long.
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase. I ordered this absolutely beautiful Penguin leather bound edition of Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre is one of my all time favourite classic It has a great romance and also has this Gothic elements in it. I really had a great time reading this book. Reading it in this particular edition was even more fun. The pages are are really thick And it has an introduction and also a built-in bookmark.
But yes the book is little pricy.. But if you are a book lover and if you love collecting books then this is a must. This book is about this little girl Jane Eyre who have really bad childhood and then she grows up in a charity school. Then she becomes a governess in this huge mansion called the Thornfield Hall.. There her life changes completely I think you should know only this much before going into the book. Jane Eyre' is a story about an orphan child. Jane's uncle also dies not to long after this, and he makes his wife, Mrs.
Reed, promise him that she will take care of his niece as if she were her own. Unfortunately for Jane, her aunt does not fulfill that promise: She considers Jane a bourdain and dislikes her for being poor.
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Her children are no better. She is sent to Lowood, a charity school directed by the cruel Mr. Brocklehurst, who does not hesitate in making the pupils face hunger, cold and even physical punishments in what he considers a chance to 'save their souls'. Our protagonist remains at Lowood for eight years, six as a pupil and two as a teacher.
After that, she decides that it is time to find a new situation and advertises in a paper offering her services to educate children. The only answer she receives comes from a place called Thornfield, in Millcote, and is addressed by a Mrs. Fairfax, who hires her to be the governess of only one child. She likes Mrs.
Fairfax, the housekeeper, and her little pupil Adele, who soon become very fond of her, too. Jane also gets to know Mr.
Rochester, owner of Thornfield, with whom she develops a strange friendship that eventually turns into love. But it will be no long until she discovers that the unequal social positions and the difference of age are not the biggest obstacles that their relationship has to overcome.
On the eve of their wedding a terrible secret comes out, tearing Jane away from everything she has ever known.
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Why should you be reading. The cover picture showed a black hardbound book and I received a navy blue one. Other than this colour mismatch I've no complains. The bridge is strong and the pages are first rate. The font size is good too. A pleasant product. There are customer reviews and customer ratings.
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