Analysis Of Jane Eyre 's `` Most Well Know Book ' And No Net Ensnares Me

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“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” (P. 319) Jane boldly confesses. Jane is a ten-year-old underprivileged orphan who is growing up in the Victorian era, while having to go through a challenging series of constant disrespect, neglect, and drudgery. Charlotte Brontë’s, most well know book, Jane Eyre deserves to continue being published, since it shows relevancy to today’s readers, by demonstrating how Jane is a female protagonist, while being a female heroine, who believes in self-respect and equality. While she challenges authority, at Gateshead, Lowood, and Thronfield. Growing up as an inferior, at Gateshead, Jane was always undervalued by her inconsiderate wealthy aunt and cousins, so she had to learn how to defend her self with words instead of action. Since Jane’s intolerable family, was constantly badgering her, to calm her ease, she resorted to reading books. After Jane finds her favorite book and starts reading it, her self-centered cousin, John, decides to mention, “You have no business to take our books; you are a dependent, mama says; you have no money; your father left you none; you ought to beg. “(P. 8). After John rudely announces that he decides to swing the book, forcefully, at Jane’s head, Jane was agitated and fed up by John constantly treating her miserably, so she decides to respond by saying “Wicked and cruel boy!” “You are like a murderer—you are like a slave-driver—you are like the Roman

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