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Finished Jane Eyre yesterday at lunch. Although the book is full of beautiful imagery and poetic descriptions, the politics (all contemporary to the author) are repulsive. The execution of the plot, although well written, is so entangled with the disgusting politics (women are only going through life trying to find a perfect man to marry, the people of Africa and India need to be brought to civilization and to Gawd by well-meaning foreigners, ...) that I found it distasteful, and it even made me dislike Jane towards the end of the novel, despite having given over my sympathies to her on the first page, as the author ahd intended.

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suri From: suri Date: July 14th, 2007 12:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Now that you've read the book, go watch any version of this done in film....and realize just how much of the basic politics was edited out of all the movie renditons.
From: lovelace Date: July 14th, 2007 10:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Have you read Wide Sargasso Sea yet? It may make you dislike Jane Eyre (the book, not the character) less. It's pretty good :)

My favorite by any Bronte is probably Wuthering Heights...typical, yeah :)
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