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Western University
English 1028F/G
Manina Jones

Notes in English 1028 Tues March 13 3132012 93400 AM Jane EyreThe Governess Barbara Schaff they distorted the gender separation of public and private spheres in the Victorian era Sound of Music is the Governess without the gothic owes a heavy dept to the thematic of gene Eyre The Nazis become the demonic other in the Sound of Music Jane is so haunting to us because she is a figure of liminiality she occupies the space between one thing and another She is neither fully professional like the masses of women who went out in this era because she is made domestic and meant to live in the domestic sphere The governess dresses in plain dresses to be inconspicuous and desexualized but she has the option to rebel these roles and does This rebelliousness is an important part of Janes character Neither fully working class or aristocratic She is also between feminine roles as well she watches a child yet is almost a child herself liminal space between childhood and adulthood How money is achieved inheritance or worked for are big questions in this era How do you determine or change your social status as a women in this time You can work your way through education and self discipline or you can do it through marriageIt is a novel that situates itself at the heart of the woman question A set of debates about womens roles This novel is part of this debate because at the time it was published under a male name many people thought it was too bold and erotic to have actually been written by a girl 1840s question should women be able to vote was asked should women be educated womens desires and lack there of Her relationship between Mr Rochester brings the question of equality His proposal comes at the time they are discussing themselves as equals Lots of intellectual talk at the fire that proves them intellectually equal
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