Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë

532 pages first pub 1847 (editions)

fiction classics literary romance dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

Description

'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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Community Reviews Summary of 75,298 reviews

Moods

emotional 71%
mysterious 54%
dark 51%
reflective 43%
hopeful 23%
sad 23%
challenging 22%
inspiring 20%
tense 19%
adventurous 18%
funny 6%
relaxing 6%
lighthearted 5%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 61%
medium 37%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.09

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