Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre: Communism 11th Grade

It is said that only total and complete trust in the government will provide equality and prosperity for their people. No man ever not able to feed his family, no man homeless, no economic and political freedom, constant economic growth, and abolishment of class systems as a whole. Communism is seemingly flawless in its battle for solidarity as well as the fundamental ideals it’s based upon. In 1847, Karl Marx published The Communist Manifesto, which grew to be widely popular in the following years among the middle and lower classes. Charlotte Bronte witnesses the unfairness of the class system as she grew up in a poor Victorian family and was neglected the necessities that only wealth could provide. She viewed the Victorian Age as a whole, hierarchical within its morality and social rules. Bronte comments on the hypocrisy of this Age within her writing. Her characters desperately seek for answers to their unhappiness with the social systems in place and eventually fail to conform to Victorian ideals and rather come to Marxist principles about society and equality. In Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Jane questions class systems and finding her place in society and she discovers she is predominately Marxist within her beliefs...

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