I spent a good portion of Saturday finishing up the book, and I'm glad I did. It seemed like there was more to read because the book is appended with many endnotes and scholarly articles (which were quite interesting). In brief, Jane's blissful wedding plans are shattered when an attorney representing Rochester's friend, Mr. Mason … Continue reading FINALLY DONE: Allison Reads Bronte – Jane Eyre, Part Four
I was too lazy to jot down my thoughts in full, so I decided to record them instead. Yay, now you get to hear what I sound like when I'm not acting. (Truth be told, I'm not the most polished speech-giver/speaker, so this is actually a good exercise in skill and confidence for me. It's scary … Continue reading Allison Reads Bronte – Jane Eyre, Part 3 [AUDIO EDITION]
And now for another edition of the Brontesaurus. (Yeah, I don't think I'm keeping that name....) I don't know why I'm sharing this blow-by-blow reaction to Jane Eyre, but I think this blog's the best place to do it. I finished the Lowood School story arc in Jane Eyre. One thing that really jumped out … Continue reading Allison Reads Bronte: Jane Eyre, Part Two
Reader, you could say I'm a little obsessed with the Brontes. I've been rereading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, mostly after having written a "LEAVE MR. ROCHESTER ALONE" rant based solely on memory and Wikipedia. Since I love ranting about Bronte books, I think I'll use this as an opportunity to post a long, blow-by-blow … Continue reading Allison Reads Bronte: Jane Eyre, Part One
Ah, 'Jane Eyre.' Who doesn't love a nice, romantic movie where the gullible young woman marries a creepy old bigamist, and they all live happily ever after?