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Boozy Books Fridays: Jane Eyre

Welcome to Boozy Books Fridays, fellow nerds! We’re here with another delicious pairing of literature and libations, perfect for spending a leisurely day in a hammock with nothing but relaxation and delight. 1,231 more words

I care for myself

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”
Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre)

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Texts from Jane Eyre

Texts from Jane Eyre (and Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters) by Mallory Ortberg

I love Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre.

As a character, Jane Eyre’s independence, her tenacity, her strong sense of self have always appealed to me…so much so that very soon, I’ll be flying across the ocean for the first time for the United Kingdom. 407 more words

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Review/Rant: Jane by April Lindner

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Forced to drop out of an esteemed East Coast college after the sudden death of her parents, Jane Moore takes a nanny job at Thornfield Park, the estate of Nico Rathburn, a world-famous rock star on the brink of a huge comeback. 676 more words

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With neither friends nor family, Lucy Snowe sets sail from England to find employment in a girls’ boarding school in the small town of Villette. There she struggles to retain her self-possession in the face of unruly pupils, an initially suspicious headmaster and her own complex feelings, first for the school’s English doctor and then for the dictatorial professor Paul Emmanuel. 331 more words

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On House Arrest With Jane Eyre

I’m not sure whether blogging is a means of communicating with a wider audience as a source of attention or just a way to throw some ideas out on the big table, or perhaps both. 246 more words

Bridget Jones

Wake up with determination

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre)

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