The Idea of Women in Charlotte Bronte's Shirley

Ali Albashir Mohammed Al-Haj


The current study aims at studying critically the idea of women in Charlotte Bronte' Shirley .Also it aims at casting light on Charlotte Bronte as one of the most prominent female novelist in the nineteenth century. It also traces Charlotte Bronte as a subjective novelist is concerned to convey a subjective impression. Furthermore, the study provides a historical and critical background of her age in which she matured and originated the main literary tendencies which affected and swayed her and decided the expression and manner of her writings.

The study concludes, Charlotte Bronte sets up moral, spiritual and social problems such as the position of women, but evades a solution to the complications by dropping the problem and substituting the conventional solution of love and marriage.

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English Linguistics Research
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