Notecard Jane Eyre
- Title. Working or Alternative Titles: Jane Eyre Thornfield Hall.
- Author: Charlotte Brontë
- Date of Publication: 16 October 1847
- Genre: gothic fiction, social criticism and a bildungsroman
- Writing Techniques: the syntax and style of the sentences are uber-complex
- The Setting and How It Contributes to the Drama or Atmosphere: Jane lives/works in the same house as the one she loves as in they see each other every day yet they cannot be together. Hey are both caught up in the life that happened to them before they met and cannot escape
- central Conflict and How It Develops and Resolves. What is the climax? Related Minor Conflicts: The central conflict is how Jane and Rochester love one another but they are stopped on their wedding day because the brother of the current wife said he is married already. Jane runs away for quite some time then finds the place burned to the ground when she come back. she then finds Rochester and they get married. Ther climax is when Jane discovers his 1st wife alive.
- Major Characters: Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester, St. John Rivers
- Minor Characters: Mrs. Reed, Bessie Lee, Mr. Lloyd, Georgiana Reed, Eliza Reed, John Reed and Helen Burns
- Themes: Love Versus Autonomy, Religion and Social Class
- Symbols and Motifs: Substitute Mothers, Fire and Ice
- Plot Overview, Chronologically, Including the Setting and Movement from Place to Place (Be Brief! Three to five sentences!): Jane has a very difficult upbringing. Jane and Rochester love one another but are stopped by the brother of the current wife who is saying he is married already. Jane runs away for quite some time out of rage and sadness. Then finds the place burned to the ground and thought Rochester was dead. Only to find Rochester and the get married again.
- What is Most Stunning about this Book: How Rochester kept his first wife a secret for so long and hid her for so long. It is so inhumane yet Jane still marries him and we, the reader, are led to believe he is still a good person.
- A Quote of Less than Ten Words to Memorize: “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”