Project 2

Antoinette Cosway is a remarkable character in both Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea. She doesn’t have a lot of time in the book Jane Eyre, but the role she plays is super important–it’s actually why Jean Rhys decided to give her a little bit of backstory. She played such a great role but no… Read more Project 2

Manipulation in Romance

Justin Levesque 4/28/2022 British literature Manipulation of Romance             In British literature, there are many different types of relationships that we read about. This could be humans and monsters, family, and even relationships between enemies. Most of these texts also have romantic relationships that get heavily focused on. When they are seen or read, they… Read more Manipulation in Romance

Project 2 — Jane Eyre + “tolerate it” & “mad woman”

One of the words that comes to mind when reading Jane Eyre is “tolerant.” Not Jane, herself, but everyone around her. They all just tolerate being around her. From the very first page of the novel, readers are shown how badly she is treated by her cousins and aunt, through to her schooling at the Lowood Academy… Read more Project 2 — Jane Eyre + “tolerate it” & “mad woman”

Tuberculosis Represented In Nineteenth Century Literature

“Heard Melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter” – John Keats. Trying to stay healthy and not sick during the early mid nineteenth century was notoriously difficult. The ever expanding world of disease was unknown and unnerving, and in some ways, still is. While we make further steps into understanding disease more as time… Read more Tuberculosis Represented In Nineteenth Century Literature