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Jane Eyre is considered a classic of English literature and the masterwork of Charlotte Brontë. The selected quotes from Jane Eyre that follow speak to the author’s sensibilities and strong opinions about the lot of women in an unforgiving world.
Jane Eyre was published in October, 1847 under Charlotte’s pen name, Currer Bell. The novel was unusual for its time, as an exploration of the inner world of the narrator.
The story touches on several themes — Jane’s desire for a sense of belonging after having grown up orphaned; romantic love (in her case for the inscrutable Mr. Rochester, who employed her as a governess for his ward); and the quest for independence and personal identity. Read More→