Jane Eyre is a systematic, episodic novel which is clearly divided into five settings: Gateshead Hall Lowood School Thornfield Hall Morton/Moor House/Marsh End Ferndean Being a bildungsroman in its form, it is not surprising these are structured in clear, chronological order. Q: Remember the full title of the novel? A: Jane Eyre: ______ __________________________
Task: For each setting, put together a revision PowerPoint. Ensure your slides/information cover the following (perhaps use them as slide headings): AO1/2 Characterisation, theme, plot and setting – use literary jargon/critical terminology AO2 use of language, structure and form AO5 different readings / critical interpretations AO3 literary, social, historical, cultural and biographical contexts.
Use specific textual details and quotations from your setting’s section(s) to help you to explore all the above successfully. If you’re not sure where to start – why not explore the meaning/connotation of the name itself?