Jane Erye vs. Charlotte Bronte Essays and Papers

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Jane Erye vs. Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte, born in 1816 at Thornton, Yorkshire, England, is an English writer who
is one of three sisters, who are also famous for their writings. Bronte wrote Jane Eyre
based on her own life experiences, which is why the novel is subtitled "An Autobiography".
Much of the romantic appeal in Jane Eyre comes from Bronte's own personal history. Many
critics argue that the novel is simply a reflection of Bronte's life. Furthermore, there
are several ways in which, Bronte's life is similar to the life of Jane and the events
that take place in the novel.

Charlotte is described as simple, plain, and petite and the daughter of a clergyman just
like Jane. Whenever, Charlotte wanted to get away from her daily life, she would absorb
herself into the landscape and nature around her to relive her of stress and Jane is also
deeply influenced by nature. After the death of her mother, Charlotte was sent to live
with her strict and religious aunt, Elisabeth Branwell, who is like Jane's aunt, Mrs.
Reed. In addition, in the house that Charlotte stayed in, there was a small room upstairs
that was about the size of a closet, which is similar to the room where Bertha is kept in.
On the contrary, this room served as a playroom for Charlotte and her sisters. As a child,
Charlotte attended a school specifically for the daughters of clergymen in 1824, which is
comparable to Lowood School, where Jane went. Immediately after being a student at the
school, Charlotte also became a teacher. In Jane Eyre, typhus is rapidly spreading through
the town, which caused Jane to leave, and there were also harsh conditions at Charlotte's
school, which caused her to leave and return home. Like Jane, Charlotte's first job was
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