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Tuesday, February 20, yEnglishJane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte-Author•Charlotte Bronte•Born in 1816 to an Anglo-Irish family•Father was the curate at Haworth in Yorkshire•Sister of Emily and Anne, but that had other siblings, including some whodies infancy and a brother•Her work drew on her experiences in Yorkshire, at boarding school, and as a teacher in Brussels•Her family was both highly religious and literary•Married a year before death in 1855•Her first and best known biography was written by Elizabeth Gaskell•Crucial in developing the “Bronte Myth”-Characters Map•Gateshead-Mrs. Reed: aunt of Jane-Jane’s cousins-Bessie-Mr. Lloyd•Lowood-Mr. Brocklehurst1
Tuesday, February 20, y-Miss Scratcherd-Miss Temple-Helen Burns•Thornfield-Mr. Rochester-Mrs. Fairfax-Bertha-Grace Poole-Adele Varens-Mrs. Mason•…-St. John-Diana-Mary-Hannah-Rosamand Oliver-Mr. Oliver-Mortan pupils-Vol. I Plot•Opens with Jane living at Gateshead and being abused•Her uncle died in Red Room2
Tuesday, February 20, y•Jane goes to Lowood•Jane’s humiliation•Helen dies•School improves•Miss Temple gets married •Jane becomes a governess - climax•Jane becomes acquitted with Mrs. Rochester -Vol. II Plot•Jane falls in love with Mr. Rochester