Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë

fiction classics literary romance dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

532 pages | first published 1847

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'I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.'Bronte's infamous Gothic novel tells the story of orphan Jane, a child of unfortunate circumstances. Raised and treated badly by her aunt and cousins and even...
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Moods

emotional 70%
dark 55%
mysterious 54%
reflective 42%
hopeful 22%
sad 22%
challenging 20%
inspiring 19%
tense 19%
adventurous 18%
funny 6%
relaxing 6%
lighthearted 4%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 57%
medium 40%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | It's complicated: 7% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 14% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.09