Analysis Of Bronte's Jane Eyre

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Bronte’s adept use of literal and metaphorical settings in her novel Jane Eyre depicts vivid details of landscapes, nature, and imagery, which skilfully intertwines with the plot and carefully denotes each phrase of the protagonist’s maturity. In addition, the novel blends differing genres of literature to enhance the characters inner feelings and emotions meritoriously, allowing more freedom for commentary, and the expression of taboo topics than solely through the dialogue of the characters. To deliberate these points further this essay will discuss the function of the settings of Gateshead, Lowood, and Thornfield in closer detail. Additionally, it will argue how Bronte used the novel’s setting to determine how women can go beyond the limitations of their gender, and social class and find fulfilment. The vibrant descriptions of nature and weather intertwine literally and metaphorically throughout the novel to reflect the protagonist’s state of mind. Furthermore, Bronte’s meticulous description of everyday objects and experiences provide a world that is both real and tangible to the reader. The novel defies the expectations of social-class, and gender, and transcends various literary genres of fiction including autobiography, fairy-tale, bildungsroman, supernatural and gothic. The first place Jane inhibits is Gateshead Hall and represents her starting point in life, and sets the unpleasant tone of Jane Eyre’s childhood. The name Gateshead immediately gives the reader a
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