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Jane Eyre Study Guide


Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

An abused and misunderstood child, Jane is sent away to a boarding school where she matures to womanhood. When she accepts the position of governess, Jane hopes to find a new life, but she is unprepared for the mysteries of Thornefield Hall.

Barbara's Notes: Elements of good writing abound including foreshadowing; concrete, concise writing and an interwoven plot. It is an intense, introspective work--appropriate to add to your studies of British literature. (Grades 11, 12)

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Book Summary 433 pages
Book Category Classic
Theme Patience, virtue
Setting England, 1800s
Novel Study Highlights 7 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Difficult
Critical Thinking Difficult
Biblical Focus Perseverance
Related Studies Christian character, England in the 1800s, boarding schools, governesses
Focus Characterization, setting, summarizing, rewriting, reciting, outlining