Comments on Jane Eyre from the Perspective of Feminism

Louis G.

Abstract


Feminism is a prominent and controversial topic in literary world. Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is frequently cited as the earliest major feminist novel. This paper analyzes feminism in the novel. The main character Jane and another mad woman Bertha are both representative of feminist characters, for they embody most of the features of that kind. In this paper, the author points out the places where feminism is used in this novel, and analyzed them in details.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wjss.v2n2p34

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World Journal of Social Science     ISSN 2329-9347 (Print)  ISSN 2329-9355 (Online)

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