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

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

Book Culture

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 …

New Page-Turning Thrillers

New Page-Turning Thrillers

It’s time for your weekly TBR update! Who doesn’t love a good mystery? These five new novels are filled with so much suspense you won’t be able to stop reading until you reach the last page.

Off Broadway Production of ‘Three Sisters’ Cast

Off Broadway Production of ‘Three Sisters’ Cast

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Anton Chekhov’s play, Three Sisters, is coming to Broadway. The play was originally written in 1900, and it centers on a conflict between illusions and reality, as well as three sisters who aren’t capable of changing their lives, but instead are squandering them in a provincial town. The very first performance of the play took place at the Moscow Art Theater and it is considered one of Chekhov’s best plays. Now, it is being adapted into an off Broadway production by Sam Gold, who will be the director. Clare Barron will be writing the screenplay. Image via Amazon The actresses …

7 Contemporary Adaptations of Classic Novels

7 Contemporary Adaptations of Classic Novels

Everyone likes an adaptation, and sometimes the best adaptations are underground. Here are seven picks from YouTube, perfect for marathoning, all based on classic novels and set in the modern era. No matter whether you’re a fan of Jane Austin, William Shakespeare, or Charlotte Bronte, there’s something for every classic book lover. Watch away!   1. Nothing Much To Do   Image via YouTube   If you like Much Ado About Nothing, get ready for Nothing Much to Do, an adaptation from New Zealand in vlog format, this time set at Messina High. All the accusations, the threats, and a …