Charlotte Bronte Biography Essay

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CHAPTER-1 INTRODUCTION Charlotte Bronte, the prominent Victorian writer was born in 1816 to Rev. Patrick Bronte and his wife Maria. She was the third kid to the Bronte family. At a very early age she lost her mother Maria in 1821. This incident was heartbreaking for Charlotte and the whole family. The siblings Elizabeth, charlotte, Emily, Anne and son Barnwell had an extremely close relationship. Unfortunately, things didn’t stop here. There was more to come. In 1821 the family shifted to Haworth in Yorkshire where rev had been appointed perpetual curate. But the second thunderbolt struck the family when the eldest daughter Elizabeth died due to poor condition of school. The time was crucial for the family. Due to poverty, the father had …show more content…
Her fight to make her own identity in the society was victorious. Although the society was rude and negligent towards her she was able to make her stand and not only her but she was also there with her sisters at the hard time and helped them to get fame. She never had any hope from the future; all she lived was in present. Her personal life was always an unhappy one but she lived by herself. Even her novels show a sense of helplessness and pain. She went through so much but she had this belief that God has appointed some people for sorrow and some for happiness. This attitude of hers took her through all these. She had her own perception of the world. At that time it was hard for the women to take their stand, half of the women of the society were seized into prostitution. From the other hand, these ladies, especially Charlotte Bronte brought a change shaping her thoughts in her writings and acknowledging people about the condition of women and the curse their life was. She knew that she would never be given a chance to write as a female and therefore she chose to write as a male and this step took her to colorful sky of success. It was unfortunate of her to die so young but the years she lived, she lived like a dream. Mainly the society and the people made her write under the pseudonym of Currer Bell and this made her successful. Endeavoring to portray a realistic view of life that …show more content…
As the story starts, it is seen that Jane is an orphan and lives with her aunt and cousins. Charlotte too lost her mother as a kid and the similar pain is shown in this part of the story. Although her father was there to nurture her and her sisters but the loss of her mother cannot be filled by anyone. As Jane lived with her aunt Mrs. Reed, charlotte was also raised by her aunt branwell.mrs. Reed is seen as the exaggeration of aunt bran well than a copy. The main emotion behind showing Jane as an orphan was to show the feeling of loneliness and emptiness. Charlotte was also left alone when her two sisters and mother died. Jane lived with Mrs. Reed who was very cruel towards her and showed no care and concern. May be charlotte felt the same when she lost her mother. “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.” This shows how alone charlotte and Jane were. They had nobody to call them as their

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