5 Quotes From ‘Jane Eyre’ That Prove Rochester Is The Worst

5 Quotes From ‘Jane Eyre’ That Prove Rochester Is The Worst

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Known as one of literature’s most romantic figures, Charolette Bronte’s Mr. Rochester has been viewed favorably in history despite his flaws. Bronte’s Jane Eyre displays him as a controlling, abusive man, and yet it is all forgiven because of his love for Jane Eyre. But, Rochester manipulates Jane into loving him, won’t acknowledge that Adele is his child even after bringing her home, and leads Blanche Ingram on for months.  And I haven’t even mentioned his Creole wife with mental health issues, who he locks up in the attic instead of getting her help. So, here are some quotes from the …

The Game Is Afoot! Celebrate the Publication of A ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Book Today!

The Game Is Afoot! Celebrate the Publication of A ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Book Today!

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You know the name. Sherlock Holmes is a pop culture icon, someone who everyone knows even if they haven’t read his books, seen his movies, or watched his numerous tv shows. He’s a focal point of British history and literature, having influenced dozens of fictional and even real detectives throughout his literary life. On this day (Oct. 14th), one of the seminal Holmes collections was published, entitled The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of twelve short stories. image via wikipedia First featured in The Strand magazine, the stories were very popular and boosted the subscriptions to the magazine, allowing Sherlock Holme’s author, Sir …

Why I Love Having Too Many Books Despite Its Inconveniences

Why I Love Having Too Many Books Despite Its Inconveniences

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I’m an avid reader, and the only time I read is when I take the train. I live in New York, so the train is like my mobile home, and finishing books is not an issue for me. As for my real house, my bedroom… you could say that it’s slowly becoming the book haven of my dreams—like the kind that has a bed, drawers, clothes, and essentials for every day, while I pick one book at a time from my stack of books. I say a stack of books rather than a shelf full of books because I, unfortunately, …