Jane Eyre Reflection

Jane Eyre is an important text to really deconstruct what feminism was in the Victorian era. I think from reading it I questioned the feminism aspect throughout and wondered what it meant to Jane herself. As a woman in 2021, feminism is a lot different from Jane’s perspective in the 1840s. We focus on equality… Read more Jane Eyre Reflection

Wide Sargasso Sea Questions

Was the fire at the beginning of Wide Sargasso sea, a foreshadowing of Antoinette as Bertha in Jane Eyre, burning down Rochester’s home?  Reading Wide Sargasso Sea, as soon as Antoinette had to flee her home from the fire after the protests, my mind immediately went to when she burned down her own home in… Read more Wide Sargasso Sea Questions

Jane Eyre… Hmm…

Why chose Rochester?  Jane explained to St. John, that she could not marry without love. If this is the case, why chose Rochester, who attempted to trick you into marriage when he was already married, vs. someone who truly wants her and to be with her. Jane says she can’t marry without love, but does… Read more Jane Eyre… Hmm…

Another Year Down

As you all know, this class (as all of Nic’s are) was a blast, so let’s just take a chill moment and reflect on what the hell happened this year! First off, we apparently read all of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, which seems both so distantly past that I can barely remember it, but so recent that… Read more Another Year Down