From left to right: Anne, Emily and Charlotte. Branwell used to be between Emily and Charlotte, but subsequently painted himself out. Inshortly after the birth of Emily's younger sister Annethe family moved eight miles away to Haworthwhere Patrick was employed as perpetual curate ; here the children developed their literary talents.
In her family moved a few miles to the village of Haworthwhere her father had been appointed perpetual curate of St Michael and All Angels Church.
Maria died of cancer on 15 Septemberleaving five daughters, Maria, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Emily and Anneand a son, Branwellto be taken care of by her sister, Elizabeth Branwell. Charlotte maintained that the school's poor conditions permanently affected her health and physical development, and hastened the deaths of Maria born and Elizabeth bornwho both died of tuberculosis in June After the deaths of his older daughters, Patrick removed Charlotte and Emily from the school.
Charlotte and Branwell wrote Byronic stories about their jointly imagined country, Angria, and Emily and Anne wrote articles and poems about Gondal. The sagas they created were episodic and elaborate, and they exist in incomplete manuscripts, some of which have been published as juvenilia.
They provided them with an obsessive interest during childhood and early adolescence, which prepared them for literary vocations in adulthood. Around abouther stories shifted from tales of the supernatural to more realistic stories.
In particular, from May to July she was employed by the Sidgwick family at their summer residence, Stone Gappein Lothersdale, where one of her charges was John Benson Sidgwick —an unruly child who on one occasion threw a Bible at Charlotte, an incident that may have been the inspiration for a part of the opening chapter of Jane Eyre in which John Reed throws a book at the young Jane.
Their time at the school was cut short when their aunt Elizabeth Branwell, who had joined the family in Haworth to look after the children after their mother's death, died of internal obstruction in October Charlotte returned alone to Brussels in January to take up a teaching post at the school.
Her second stay was not happy: She returned to Haworth in January and used the time spent in Brussels as the inspiration for some of the events in The Professor and Villette. First publication[ edit ] In May Charlotte, Emily and Anne self-financed the publication of a joint collection of poems under their assumed names Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell.
The pseudonyms veiled the sisters' sex while preserving their initials; thus Charlotte was Currer Bell. The Professor and Jane Eyre[ edit ] Main article: Six weeks later, Jane Eyre was published.
It tells the story of a plain governess, Jane, who, after difficulties in her early life, falls in love with her employer, Mr Rochester. They marry, but only after Rochester's insane first wife, of whom Jane initially has no knowledge, dies in a dramatic house fire.
The book's style was innovative, combining naturalism with gothic melodramaand broke new ground in being written from an intensely evoked first-person female perspective.
Lewes wrote that it was "an utterance from the depths of a struggling, suffering, much-enduring spirit", and declared that it consisted of "suspiria de profundis! Branwell may have had a laudanum addiction.
Emily became seriously ill shortly after his funeral and died of pulmonary tuberculosis in December Anne died of the same disease in May Unlike Jane Eyre, which is written in the first person, Shirley is written in the third person and lacks the emotional immediacy of her first novel,  and reviewers found it less shocking.
She never left Haworth for more than a few weeks at a time, as she did not want to leave her ageing father. She enters in mittens, in silence, in seriousness; our hearts are beating with wild excitement.- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre 'Jane Eyre' was written in the mid-nineteenth century and is set during the Victorian period, at a time where a women's role in society was restrictive and repressive and class differences were distinct.
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