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The Bronte children (names)
- Maria
- Elizabeth
- Charlotte
- Patrick
- Emily
- Anne
Birth and Death info
- Charlotte (1816-1855)
- Emily (1818-1848)
- Anne (1820-1849)
Pseudonyms
Charlotte = Currer
Emily = Ellis
Anne = Acton

Bronte = Bell
Book of poems written by the three sisters
"Poems" - 1846
Published by Charlotte
"Jane Eyre" - 1847
"Shirley" - 1849
"Vilette" - 1853
"The Professor" - 1857
Published by Emily
"Wuthering Heights" - 1847
Published by Anne
"Agnes Grey" - 1847
"The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" - 1848
The Bronte children were (1)_________ as well as siblings. They made up (2)_________ _________ in their stories. (3)_________ of the children contributed. The lands were called (4)_________ and (5)_________.
1. Companions
2. Fantasy lands
3. All
4. Angria
5. Gordal
(1)_________ persuaded her sisters to begin publishing their literary works for money. This was met with (2)_________. Finally, (3)_________ and (4)_________ were convinced to publish.
1. Charlotte
2. Hesitation
3. Emily
4. Anne
(1)_________ was met with great reviews and success. It was published in (2)_________ of (3)_________ and a second edition was published in (4)_________.
1. Jane Eyre
2. October
3. 1847
4. December
Charlotte's suitor: (1)_________ _________ _________. He had been Mr. Bronte's (2)_________ since (3)_________. He proposed to Charlotte in (4)_________, but Charlotte did not accept. However, he did not give up, and eventually Charlotte agreed. They married in (5)_________ of (6)_________.
1. Arthur Bell Nicholls
2. Assistant
3. 1844
4. 1852
5. June
6. 1854
In (1)_________ of (2)_________, Charlotte became ill with (3)_________. She was (4)_________, and suffered from (5)_________ and (6)_________. She died on (7)_________ _________, _________.
1. November
2. 1854
3. Tuberculosis (TB)
4. Pregnant
5. Nausea
6. Sickness
7. March 31, 1855
JANE EYRE

Is a (1)_________ _________. Describe 3 aspects of this genre.

The settings are usually:
(2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7)
1. Gothic Romance
- A pleasant horror
- Fear of physical injury
- Fear of the supernatural

2. Medieval castles
3. Secret passageways
4. Dismal dungeons
5. Instruments of torture
6. Ghostly visitations
7. Ancient drapes and tapestries
JANE EYRE

German word to describe Jane Eyre (& its meaning)
BILDUNGSROMAN

"Coming-of-age novel"
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

Also called (1)_________ _________ _________

Lasted from (2)_________ - _________.
1. Queen Victoria's Reign
2. 1837-1901
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The literature was concerned with:
(1), (2), (3)

Especially concerned with FIVE things that stemmed from (4)_________ and (5)_________. Name them.

Very often, men and women characters were (6)"_________" in their efforts to maintain a (7)_________ _________/_________ or improve upon it.
1. Social orientation
2. The authors were interested in a structure and internal movement and MORAL atmosphere of contemporary society
3. "What would the neighbors think" mentality

Especially concerned with:
- Anxieties
- Envy
- Insecurity
- Snobbery
- Kindred psychological illnesses
4. Rank
5. Wealth

6. Studied
7. Social class/status
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

Made up of many (1)_________:
- (2)_________ (explain)
- (3)_________ _________ _________ (_________)
1. Traditions
2. Deference
- People in classes above one's own were justly entitled to their superiority
3. The weaker sex (women)
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The Weaker Sex (women)
- Were set apart from the world of (1)_________ and (2)_________.
- As tradesmen and artisans moved their businesses away from home, women became more (3)_________ from the (4)_________ _________ world.
- Instead, they were encouraged to live in a state of (5)_________, devoid of any (6)_________.
1. Commerce
2. Intellect
3. Detached
4. Money making
5. Gentility
6. Responsibilty
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The 19th century (1)"_________" idea was more and more (2)_________ for women - abstain from (3)_________ _________.

Again, women engaged in (4)_________ and "female" accomplishments, such as:
(5), (6), (7), (8), (9)
1. "Refinement"
2. Promoted
3. Gainful employment

4. Idleness
5. Needlework
6. Watercolor painting
7. Flower arranging
8. Instrument playing
9. Charitable deeds
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The (1)_________ or (2)_________ _________ of women joined in (3)_________ _________ and (4)"_________-_________ _________".
1. Aristocratic
2. Higher Gentry
3. Dinner parties
4. "At-home balls"
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The (1)_________ _________ was attended by at least (2)_________ servant(s) - not hard to come by since over (3)_________% of the female population was working as (4)_________, (5)_________, and (6)_________.
1. Middle Class
2. One
3. 10%
4. Maids
5. Washerwomen
6. Charwomen
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

More items were being (1)_________ _________, therefore women had less (2)_________ at home - more (3)_________ _________ as a result.
- Affected (4)_________ _________ because now there is a larger (5)_________ _________.
- (6)_________ _________ helped fill a woman's (7)"_________" hours
1. Mass produced
2. Responsibilities
3. Leisure time
4. Contemporary literature
5. Reading public
6. Literary magazines
7. "Light"
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

Males were the (1)_________ of the house after a long day's work.
- Females were (2)_________ to him and (3)_________ to him.
- A female Victorian (4)_________ _________ gentlemen
1. Masters
2. Subservient
3. Submissive
4. Leaned on
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

The Victorian Conception as the female (1)_________ preserving her home from the (2)_________ outside.
1. Princess
2. Evil
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

Nickname coined for the best women: (1)"_________ _________ _________ _________"
- A (2)_________ _________, mystical institution of (3)_________.
- To be strong-willed was (4)_________ and (5)_________.
1. ANGEL IN THE HOUSE
2. Domestic saint
3. Marriage
4. Unpleasant
5. Undesirable
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

In (1)_________ _________ _________ _________ _________, women were (2)_________ _________ citizens.
- For example: A woman who separated from her husband (3)_________ _________ _________ _________ _________.
-- (4)_________ - she could retain those under age (5)_________.
-- (6)_________ - she could retain those under age (7)_________.
1. The eyes of the law
2. Second class
3. Lost custody of the children
4. 1839
5. Seven
6. 1873
7. Sixteen
THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

A woman's skills were limited to (1)"_________", education limited to (2)_________ _________.
1. "Hobbies"
2. Genteel pursuits