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The Road not Taken; Mina Laury by Charlotte Bronte

The Imaginary Country Mina Laury is one of Charlotte Bronte’s Tales of Angria. Angria is the imaginary land she and her siblings created and wrote about as children and young adults, into their twenties. These “tales” are not all highly … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre Part II: Repression, Regression, Tension and Release

(All quotes taken from the 1985 Penguin Classics edition)  “You have a very bad disposition,” said she, “and one to this day I feel impossible to understand; how for nine years you could be patient and quiescent  under any treatment, … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre, Part I

(Warning: This is a very long post.) Chad Hull, author of the blog Fiction is So Over-Rated, and I have been having a discussion about Jane Eyre.  Chad just read it recently, and was irritated with Jane.  He wasn’t the … Continue reading

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