Being an Orphan. p. 25 P.27. Examining beauty in our society and the Victorian age. Using magazines containing pictures of women our society believes are beautiful, create a mini-poster that answers the following questions:
Using magazines containing pictures of women our society believes are beautiful, create a mini-poster that answers the following questions:
For each of the following characters, explain his or her role at Thornfield Hall and provide a brief description of his or her appearance/personality.
Initial Meeting as Strangers (The Felled Horse Incident):
Initial Meeting at Thornfield Hall:
Mr. Rochester’s Past:
What does Rochester want?
What does Jane want? (p. 198-202—especially 201)
Directions: Choose one option, and write at least one page. Attempt to write in Bronte’s style. Give special attention to vocabulary and syntax (sentence structure).
“Well did I remember Mrs. Reed’s face, and I eagerly sought the familiar image. It is a happy thing that time quells the longings of vengeance and hushes the promptings of rage and aversion. I had left this woman in bitterness and hate, and I came back to her now with no other emotion than a sort of ruth for her great sufferings, and a strong yearning to forget and forgive all injuries—to be reconciled and clasp hands in amity.” (291)