Sunday, January 31, 2010
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
FTC Disclosure: Bought along time ago in an unremembered bookstore...
Content: PG for adult themes
Reading Challenges: All About the Brontes Challenge, A to Z Challenge (Title J), Gilmore Girls Challenge
One Line Summary: Tragic, beautiful, and romantic, a classic!
I love this book! It's one of my all-time favorites. It resonated so well with me when I first read it as a teenager. How to be true to yourself, independent, and make the best of your life no matter the circumstances. And of course, the romance between Mr. Rochester and Jane was so beautiful. I wanted someone to love me like that one day!
I love how she was able to stand up for herself to Mrs. Reed her cruel aunt, the evil Mr. Brocklehurst, her self-righteous and controlling cousin St. John, and even her beloved Mr. Rochester when he would have her go against her moral fiber.
It was wonderful to learn more about Charlotte and her life and how much shows up in her novel. It made this reread even better!