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From Wuthering Heights to Thornfield Hall

  1. 1. From Wuthering Heights to Thornfield Hall a comparison between Catherine Linton and Jane Eyre
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>The authoresses </li></ul><ul><li>My journey </li></ul><ul><li>The 19th Century </li></ul><ul><li>The Victorian Age </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Social reception </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. The authoresses <ul><li>Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Charlotte born in 1816 </li></ul><ul><li>Emily born in 1818 </li></ul><ul><li>The family </li></ul>
  4. 4. The family tree
  5. 5. The authoresses <ul><li>Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Education at home </li></ul><ul><li>Education at schools </li></ul><ul><li>Education by herselves </li></ul>
  6. 6. Emily Brontë <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Works </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wuthering Heights </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Poems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul>
  7. 7. Charlotte Brontë <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Works </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Eyre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Poems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul>
  8. 8. My journey <ul><li>Brontë Parsonage Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>
  9. 9. The 19th Century <ul><li>Periods </li></ul><ul><li>1830 – 1850 Early Victorian </li></ul><ul><li>1850 – 1873 Mid Victorian </li></ul><ul><li>1873 – 1901 Late Victorian </li></ul>
  10. 10. The 19th Century <ul><li>Industrial revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Society </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul>
  11. 11. The 19th Century population
  12. 12. The Victorian Age <ul><li>The public changes </li></ul><ul><li>Influences </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Roman period </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romanticism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gothic novels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New ideas in science, religion and politics. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Comparison <ul><li>Catherine and Jane, they are not the same </li></ul><ul><li>Love and passion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catherine Earnshaw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edgar Linton </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heathcliff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Eyre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Rochester </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint John Rivers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Comparison <ul><li>Catherine and Jane, they are not the same </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>The society influence </li></ul>
  15. 15. Comparison <ul><li>Catherine and Jane’s education </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Adulthood </li></ul>
  16. 16. Comparison <ul><li>Authoresses influence </li></ul><ul><li>The authoresses education in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wuthering Heights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Eyre </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Comparison <ul><li>The characters’ ending </li></ul><ul><li>The destiny defeats Catherine. </li></ul><ul><li>Jane survives thanks to her constant struggle </li></ul><ul><li>How end their love </li></ul>
  18. 18. Comparison <ul><li>Their love relations conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Catherine and Heathcliff </li></ul><ul><li>Jane and Mr. Rochester </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate and sensitive love </li></ul>
  19. 19. The novels’ contemporany reception <ul><li>Why they use pen-names </li></ul><ul><li>Admitting the real writers </li></ul>
  20. 20. The novels’ contemporany reception <ul><li>Criticism </li></ul><ul><li>“ Read Jane Eyre but burn Wuthering Heights” </li></ul><ul><li>Positive opinions </li></ul>
  21. 21. Conclusions <ul><li>The hypotesis </li></ul><ul><li>Personal opinion </li></ul>

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