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Nineteenth Century England was characterized by unique moral, political, and social beliefs. In turn, such beliefs shaped how individuals viewed such things as marriage and class divisions. Charlotte Bronte_Jane Eyre can be seen as a snapshot in history, a social commentary which subtly reveals a distaste for traditional Victorian beliefs. The novel follows the life of Jane Eyre from childhood through adolescence and adulthood. She is portrayed as a female heroine who oversteps the gender and class barriers of her time to pursue and secure her own happiness.
In this exercise you will work in groups of three to explore the world of Jane Eyre. You will gain knowledge and understanding of Victorian beliefs surrounding marriage, social class structure and women labour. As well, you will compare and contrast the beliefs reflected in the novel with your own beliefs and those shared by your peers and prevalent in today society.
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