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Wuthering Heights Vs Jane Eyre: Round 1!

Advantages: Brillantly written, interesting story, thought-provoking.
Disadvantages: It's not Wuthering Heights!

...It’s an understatement to say that Charlotte Bronte was bossy and immediate in her ways. I see Jane Eyre very much like a biography of her life at times, and absolutely fascinating to think that maybe, Charlotte wrote it from real experiences. I k ...

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Among the best Victorian Novels ever!

Advantages: A wonderful, leisurely flow, great character development, amazing phrases
Disadvantages: Focus firmly centered on Jane only

During all the years that I've been studying literature, I must have studied this book countless times, both in French and in English for academic purposes. But this is a book that I also adore on a more personal level, and this goes to the extent that I ...

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Jane Eyre

Advantages: Excellently written
Disadvantages: None

As a bildungsroman, Jane Eyre follows the journey of its heroine's development from youth to intellectual maturity. As the novel progresses the theme of religion is one that takes a strong hold on Jane herself. In order to analyse the question, one must d ...

sa.fraser 25.10.2008 · Read full review
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A classic for all

Advantages: Fantastic story, great characters
Disadvantages: none

I was first introduced to this book when I took AS Level English as a mature student. I was about 21 at the time and loved the book from the moment I started to read. ~The Author~ Charlotte Bronte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire on 21st April 1816, ...

rachelkanga 25.02.2005 · Read full review
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My all-time favourite book as a teenager

Advantages: A great classic, good plot, wonderful characters, happy ending
Disadvantages: A little melodramatic in places, could be considered old-fashioned

The story opens with Jane, aged ten and an orphan, living with some ghastly relatives who dislike her, and cousins who bully her. An opening scenario which has inspired many novels over the years, including, of course, those by JK Rowling. Jane, who nar ...

Kukana 24.08.2003 · Read full review
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