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Jane Eyre Lesson Plan

Introduction to Jane Eyre

According to David Cody,  Charlotte Brontë "wrote because writing provided her with a psychological release: life without composition was unthinkable to her. Full of manifestations of her sense of deprivation, tension, and repression, her creative work — intuitively, almost unconscously — came more and more to provide her with a means of filling the time which spreads between me and the grave,' as one of her characters puts it" (Cody, 1).  Cody writes: "In a very real sense Charlotte's life was spent in mourning, in a struggle against the grim realities which surrounded her — abandonment, brutalization, emotional deprivation, death (during her...

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