Exploration of the Gothic in Jane Eyre

3,110 views
2,979 views

Published on

This is a presentation that I presented to my British Gothic Literature class my senior year.

0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,110
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
155
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
30
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Exploration of the Gothic in Jane Eyre

  1. 2. <ul><li>Raised by Aunt and Servant </li></ul><ul><li>Lowood/ Cowan Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration behind Helen Burns, Mr. Brocklehurst, and Miss Temple </li></ul><ul><li>Occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Unrequited Love </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Published in 1847 under psuedonym </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate Success </li></ul><ul><li>Morality Questioned </li></ul><ul><li>Changed the Novel </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptations/Productions </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red Room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thornfield Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weather/Atmosphere </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Supernatural </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bessie’s Tales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane’s Dreams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magic </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Fragmentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rochester’s Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thornfield Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ferndean Manor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriage of Jane and Rochester </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Byronic Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Possesses a Secret </li></ul><ul><li>Primogeniture </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Victimized </li></ul><ul><li>Virtuous </li></ul><ul><li>Lineage Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Incest </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Return of the Repressed </li></ul><ul><li>Madwoman </li></ul><ul><li>Vampire </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>American Renaissance and American Romanticism: The Byronic Hero. University of Houston- Clear Lake. Web. 10 April 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. London: Penguin Group. 1996. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Frank, Katherine. A Chainless Soul: A Life of Emily Brontë. London: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1990. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Gilbert, Sandra M. and Gubar, Susan. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: Volume 1. 3 rd ed . New York: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., Castle House, 2007. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>---. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: Volume 2. 3 rd ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., Castle House, 2007. Print </li></ul><ul><li>Hudson, Dale and Adams, Maeve. The Norton Anthology of Literature: Norton Topics Online. W. W. Norton and Company. 2010. Web. 10 April 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>The Bronte Parsonage Museum and Bronte Society. Bronte Parsonage Museum – Registered Charity. 2010. Web. 10 April 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>The Gothic Experience. The Literary Gothic. L. Melani. 24 Oct. 2002. Web. 10 April 2010. </li></ul>

×