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Jane Eyre. In Jane Eyre Bronte explores the idea that society at the time was unjust.

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Jane Eyre Essay Bronte uses the novel Jane Eyre as a vehicle for social comment. 'Conventionality is not morality' In 'Jane Eyre' Bronte explores the idea that society at the time was unjust. Jane Eyre was written by Charlotte Bronte. It was first published in 1847 but was published under a man's name. Bronte uses Jane Eyre to show and fight what she perceived as the social injustices of her time. Jane Eyre is about a girl who grows up in a strict society and has to battle through her life. Religion, Childhood & Education, the novel's literary context, women & marriage and poverty & social class are the themes covered in Jane Eyre. I n the novel Jane Eyre one of the themes is the novels literary context. Writers in the Victorian era told readers what they felt, Bronte showed her readers how she felt. Bronte didn't follow convention. She did things her own way. Bronte was different from other writers. She wanted the reader to make up their own mind. ...read more.


She shows this but the contrast between Georgiana and Helen. "Her beauty, her pink cheeks and golden curls, seemed to give delight to all who looked at her and to purchase indemnity for every fault." Pg 10 Helen Burns and Jane Eyre were not pretty like Georgiana. This implies to the reader that Jane and Helen could not get away with anything because they were not handsome and attractive. The reader can use that unless you are good-looking you would have trouble getting far in life. It would be harder for you in the Victorian era. Inner beauty should be more important is what Bronte is trying to express. Georgiana wasn't a pleasant person but she was good-looking and pretty so she could do anything. Helen was good-looking and she had to battle her way through her short life. Poverty and social class are not main themes in the novel but her still commented upon. In the Victorian era poor people weren't treated well. They had to work in a poor house. ...read more.


So if they had an education they were taught French, drawing and sewing. They were taught these things as they would help then get married. You had to pay to go to school, but there were some charity schools. Jane Eyre gets sent to a charity school "Lowood Institution". When children were born they were seen as wicked, evil children. "Children must be corrected for their faults." Bronte doesn't agree with that and the way they are treated. "Hardened girl." She shows that childhood was demanding gruelling for children in the Victorian era. "treated me with miserable cruelty." This signals to the reader that living in the Victorian era was troublesome and severe. You had to be a strong person to survive in society. Bronte uses emotive language such as "dirty, disagreeable" to hint on what society thought of children. Bronte thought that children should be listen to not have to quiet and unheard. "Jane, I don't like cavillers or questioners; besides, there is something truly forbidding in a child taking up her elders in that manner. Be seated somewhere; and until you can speak pleasantly, remain silent." Pg 1 This implies that children should be seen but not heard. ?? ?? ?? ?? Gabriella Pini-Colbert ...read more.

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