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Teaching Jane Eyre: A Professor’s Perspective

If you’re obscure, plain, poor and little, life may not be smooth and easy for you. … but, in the end, you’ll meet your hero, your Mr. Rochester and have your own reward. Read on for a professor’s perspective on teaching Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

You may have to bite wicked older cousins who want to torture you, defend yourself from a jealous aunt who wishes you were dead, you may have to survive long solitary hours locked in a scary red room, then to strive to keep yourself sane and alive in a bleak, heartless place like a school for poor girls, you must accept to go on living without anybody caring for you or loving you. Read More→

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