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"It made you very sad then to lose your friend?" said he.
"It kills me to be forgotten, Monsieur," I said.
For Lucy Snowe - orphan, confidant, inoffensive shadow

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"It made you very sad then to lose your friend?" said he.

"It kills me to be forgotten, Monsieur," I said.

For Lucy Snowe - orphan, confidant, inoffensive shadow

ericarehes:

endless list of favourite books
↳ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! — I have as much soul as you — and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you.” 

ericarehes:

endless list of favourite books

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! — I have as much soul as you — and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you.” 

vintageanchorbooks:

Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle. Brontë was born on 21 April 1816 in Thornton, Yorkshire, the third of six children.

vintageanchorbooks:

Charlotte Brontë celebrated with a birthday Google Doodle. Brontë was born on 21 April 1816 in Thornton, Yorkshire, the third of six children.

allinablur:

literature meme — ten prose [10/10]

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1847)

Primarily of the bildungsroman genre, Jane Eyre follows the emotions and experiences of its title character, including her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic master of fictitious Thornfield Hall. In its internalisation of the action — the focus is on the gradual unfolding of Jane’s moral and spiritual sensibility and all the events are coloured by a heightened intensity that was previously the domain of poetry — the novel revolutionised the art of fiction. Charlotte Brontë has been called the ‘first historian of the private consciousness’ and the literary ancestor of writers like Joyce and Proust. The novel contains elements of social criticism, with a strong sense of morality at its core, but is nonetheless a novel many consider ahead of its time given the individualistic character of Jane and the novel’s exploration of classism, sexuality, religion, and proto-feminism. [x]

the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERATURE MEME:
Six Prose Writers: Charlotte Brontë (6/6).

You advise me, too, not to stray far from the ground of experience, as I become weak when I enter the region of fiction; and you say, “real experience is perennially interesting, and to all men.”
I feel that this also is true; but, dear Sir, is not the real experience of each individual very limited? And, if a writer dwells upon that solely or principally, is he not in danger of repeating himself, and also of becoming an egotist? Then, too, imagination is a strong, restless faculty, which claims to be heard and exercised: are we to be quite deaf to her cry, and insensate to her struggles? When she shows us bright pictures, are we never to look at them, and try to reproduce them? And when she is eloquent, and speaks rapidly and urgently in our ear, are we not to write to her dictation?

the-library-and-step-on-it:

LITERATURE MEME:

Six Prose Writers: Charlotte Brontë (6/6).

You advise me, too, not to stray far from the ground of experience, as I become weak when I enter the region of fiction; and you say, “real experience is perennially interesting, and to all men.”

I feel that this also is true; but, dear Sir, is not the real experience of each individual very limited? And, if a writer dwells upon that solely or principally, is he not in danger of repeating himself, and also of becoming an egotist? Then, too, imagination is a strong, restless faculty, which claims to be heard and exercised: are we to be quite deaf to her cry, and insensate to her struggles? When she shows us bright pictures, are we never to look at them, and try to reproduce them? And when she is eloquent, and speaks rapidly and urgently in our ear, are we not to write to her dictation?

itwasthebestoflines:

“Shirley" by Charlotte Bronte (1849).

itwasthebestoflines:

Shirleyby Charlotte Bronte (1849).

"Yet,” suggested the secret voice which talks to us in our own hearts, “you are not beautiful either, and perhaps Mr. Rochester approves you: at any rate, you have often felt as if he did; and last night—remember his words; remember his look; remember his voice!"
Jane Eyre, Chapter XVI

deliriaforbooks:

Favorite Authors [4, 5 - ?] ― Emily and Charlotte Brönte

“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.”  ― Charlotte Brontë

backfromthedeadred:

Life on the Moors | A mix for the Brontë sisters: Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.

Opening: Life on the Moors // Dario Marianelli (Instrumental)
Charlotte: Winter Fields // Bat for Lashes | Loud and Clear // Unwoman | Nowhere to Go // Lisa Hannigan | Our Farewell // Within Temptation
Interlude: The Cellae // Jonna Enckell (Instrumental)
Emily: Shalott // Emilie Autumn | Ash Tree Lane // MS MR | The Moths Are Real // Serafina Steer | Fear and Loathing // Marina & the Diamonds
Interlude: 4 o’clock Reprise // Emilie Autumn (Instrumental)
Anne: Father Father // Susanne Sundfør | Morning Light // Priscilla Hernandez | The Rose // Sarah Slean | Eva // Nightwish
Closing: The Moors // Ruth Barrett (Instrumental)

backfromthedeadred:

Life on the MoorsA mix for the Brontë sisters: Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.

Opening: Life on the Moors // Dario Marianelli (Instrumental)

Charlotte: Winter Fields // Bat for Lashes | Loud and Clear // Unwoman | Nowhere to Go // Lisa Hannigan | Our Farewell // Within Temptation

Interlude: The Cellae // Jonna Enckell (Instrumental)

Emily: Shalott // Emilie Autumn | Ash Tree Lane // MS MR | The Moths Are Real // Serafina Steer | Fear and Loathing // Marina & the Diamonds

Interlude: 4 o’clock Reprise // Emilie Autumn (Instrumental)

Anne: Father Father // Susanne Sundfør | Morning Light // Priscilla Hernandez | The Rose // Sarah Slean | Eva // Nightwish

Closing: The Moors // Ruth Barrett (Instrumental)

"Till morning dawned I was tossed on a buoyant but unquiet sea, where billows of trouble rolled under surges of joy."
— Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre.
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