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The Letter by Charlotte Brontë

The Letter by Charlotte Brontë                 What is she writing? Watch her now, How fast her fingers move! How eagerly her youthful brow Is bent in thought above! Her long curls, drooping, shade … Continue reading

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Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë

Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed;- The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. And days may pass in gay confusion, And nights … Continue reading

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Charlotte Brontë’s introduction to Wuthering Heights

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF ELLIS AND ACTON BELL [This introduction to Wuthering Heights by Charlotte Brontë explains why she, Emily, and Anne had initially published their works under a pseudonym, and touchingly relates the story of her sisters’ brief lives.] It … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre’s Three Paintings: Biblical Warnings & Greek Legends by Peter Bolt

Jane Eyre’s Three Paintings: Biblical Warnings & Greek Legends By Peter Bolt, English Department, North East Worchester College [England] Charlotte Brontë’s ability to use her encyclopaedic knowledge of the Bible first appears in her painting of a frieze on a … Continue reading

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