Monthly Archives: January 2011

Volume III Response

“I could join with Diana and Mary in all they occupations; converse with them as much as they wished, and aid them when and where they would allow me. There was a reviving pleasure in this intercourse, of a kind … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre Volume III: Identity and Relationships

Jane’s reaction to the revelation of Rochester’s wife Bertha sheds an interesting light on her identity and her relationship with him. The immediate aftermath of the scene with Bertha in the attic is actually a bit of an anti-climax. We, … Continue reading

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Response to Jane Eyre Vol III

“All the house was still; for I believe all, except St. John and myself, were now retired to rest. The one candle was dying out: the room was full of moonlight. My heart beat fast and thick: I heard its … Continue reading

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Ringgold- Jane Eyre Volume III

            One of the reading questions for this last section of Jane Eyre addresses the mystery of why Jane leaves Rochester after discovering his secret.  I too had wondered the same, because it seemed strange that after Jane’s acceptance of … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre: Volume III

“Glorious discovery to a lonely wretch! This was wealth indeed!–wealth to the heart!– a mine of pure, genial affections. This was a blessing, bright, vivid, and exhilarating–not like the ponderous gift of gold: rich and welcome enough in its way, … Continue reading

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Response to Jane Eyre – Volume 2

Response to Jane Eyre Volume 2 – Chelsea Radigan Charades and Fortune-Telling Gypsy Chapters 18 and 19 The motif of the performance, as it relates to the shallowness and falsity of both characters and ideas, can be best seen the … Continue reading

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Response to Jane Eyre Vol. II

Matt Pura Response to Jane Eyre vol. II   Pages 224 – 225, Involving the encounter between Blanche Ingram and the gypsy fortune teller.   “ Would she laugh? Would she take it as a joke? All eyes met her … Continue reading

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