“Fettered Amongst Our Hands:” Images of Slavery in Jane Eyre

“Jane Eyre” is a seminal piece of feminist fiction. Jane’s conflict is the conflict of any woman in a patriarchal society: the battle for true independence and freedom in the confines of a society that denies her any avenue to reach it. The central conflict of the novel with Bertha Mason, Rochester’s “mad” wife, isContinue reading ““Fettered Amongst Our Hands:” Images of Slavery in Jane Eyre”