Jane Eyre and Feminism

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What type of books does Jane E-y-r-e  write? Are you familiar with her?

In Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Jane moves gradually from primitive and occasionally violent reactions to a more rational and civilized response. Eventually, both Jane and the novel evolve to the point that they must transcend what she and her contemporaries knew of history, a history that revolves around the exploitation of the weak by the strong, to something more feminine and egalitarian, according to Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion.

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