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    The Governess Quotes

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    The governess is an optimistic, excited, and young lady with a new life ahead of her. She sees the good in people and admires the two young children she looks over. Her fruitful attitude all changes when she begins to see ghosts. She becomes conflicted and confused in her own thoughts. The governess is pulled in conflicting directions between her compulsory obligation to protect the children, and her logical side of thinking. The governess views the two children, Miles and Flora, as angelic. To her, they both are innocent and she is consumed in what she refers to as their air of purity. This admirance towards Miles and Flora is overshadowed when she begins to see ghosts. From their physical appreance and with the help of Mrs. Grose, the governess…

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    governess’s innocence. For instance, his charm (“[a] wonderful smile” 204) has the governess hypnotised by his features that her subconscious tries to remain in control (“Would he tell me why?”). Miles gives the governess a “strange impulse that [she identifies as her] temptation” (200). Her sexuality awakens at Bly because Miles develops a secret relationship with her (“well—so we’re alone” 252) / (”oh you know what a boy wants” 227) with the intention to entice her. There is much debate and…

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    The Governess Insane

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    ghost tale, involving a Governess and two children. There is much debate to whether the Governess in this story is sane or insane. According to Oxford Dictionaries, insanity is a “state of mind that prevents normal perception, behavior, and social interaction” (Oxford Dictionaries). The Governess can be considered insane since she has disturbed perceptions, exhibits abnormal behavior, and has unnatural social interactions. The Governess is insane since her perception is impaired. Throughout…

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    inside of the plot and the characters within it. A first chapter is an introduction to the things to come. It sets up with the tone, the characters, the setting, and any current or underlying conflict. These qualities can easily be seen and acknowledged in the first chapter of Emma, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre as the author has used the introduction to set the basis for the rest of the novels. The first chapter of Jane Austen’s Emma opens into the story. It begins at the Woodhouse…

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    Revenge In Jane Eyre

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    both of the women: Miss Temple, Jane learns the proper ladylike behavior and compassion. Though Helen she gains more of a spiritual focus. With the school 's damp conditions, and with the girls ' near-starvation eating habits,this produces a typhus epidemic, in which nearly half the students die, including Helen Burns, who died tragically in Jane 's arms. In effect of this hardship Brocklehurst is deposed from his position as manager of Lowood. Jane becomes a well known and appreciated…

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    Jane Eyre Diary Essay

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    Written Task 1 Jane Eyre Rationale I have decided to write my Written Task 1 as a diary based on the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Born on 1816, Charlotte was one of the many Brontë sisters. She was raised by her stern religious grandparents due to the death of her mother and eldest siblings. She then attended a clergy institute. Following this, she earned a living as a governess and a writer and soon after published the highly-critiqued novel ‘Jane Eyre’ in 1847 under the pseudonym…

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    Bleak House Analysis

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    Patmore describes his ideal woman as, “She loves with love that cannot tire, through passionate duty love springs higher”. He writes “Man must be pleased; but him to please is woman’s pleasure. Esther also always tries to please everybody. Dickens in the novel appreciates Esther and condemns the other women in the novel who don’t take interest in the womanly duties and sympathizes with their families as we see in the case of Mrs. Jellyby and Mrs. Pardiggle. Esther is shown to be completely…

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    Jane Eyre Identity Quotes

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    Aunt. Throughout the novel, Jane had to grow and learn to be independent. Sometimes the things a person goes through can either cause them to collapse or make them into an indestructible, clever, independent person, who does not need anyone to succeed; which is exactly how Jane became the woman she is. Self-identity plays a very big role in the Novel, “Jane Eyre”, as she goes through several hardships and discovers who she is. Jane struggles to find her place in the world and her experiences…

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    finds out is actually her cousin, asks her the same thing. After refusing to subdue to Mr. Rochester’s request for marriage she runs off to preserve her independence and stumbles upon the Moor House, where she finds the Rivers siblings. St. John request for Jane to travel to India with him to help be a teacher, but only if she becomes his wife. Again, Jane feels as though St. John is trying to limit her freedom, her ability, and refuses to be his wife but would be elated to travel to India to…

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    Jane was a dependent girl to Mrs reed, her aunt when she was 10. She had no money and was treated poorly by her cousins and aunt. “You have no business to take our books;;you are a dependent, mama says; you have no money; your father left you none; you ought to beg” This was said by John Reed, Jane’s cousin when he saw her reading their books. At Lowood, Jane takes the next step in her independence and put herself out in the world for a job. Mr Rochester hires her as a governess for his ward…

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