Jane Eyre - Religion

Mind map of A02 quotes, A03 quotes, and A04 points for the theme of religion in Jane Eyre. Good for revision.

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  • Religion in Jane Eyre
    • A02
      • "He stood between me and every thought of religion, as an eclipse intervenes between man and the broad sun."
      • I am no angel and I will not be until I die"
      • My future husband: almost my hope of heaven."
      • Prospect of marrying St John- "Religion called- Angels beckoned- God commanded"
      • "Mr Brocklehurst is not a god"
      • Just before Jane and Rochester's wedding is interrupted : "God rising calm before me... a rook wheeling round the steeple"
      • "I will keep the law given by God ; sanctioned by man"
      • "God and nature intended you for a missionaries wife."
      • " Amen; even so come, Lord Jesus" - Last line of the book
      • Thornfield: "A shrine of memory"
    • A03
      • "Conventionality is not morality. Self righteousness is not religion" - Charlotte Bronte
      • "St John represents religion without love"- Q.D Leavis
      • St John "Is in effect the antithesis of Mr Rochester"- Q.D Leavis
      • "Helen in her shining capacity for love and forgiveness almost knocks Jane of her own personal path of righteousness"- Sally Minogue
        • Helen Burns
      • "A really wonderful book with such religious feeling"- Queen Victoria
      • "A murmuring against God's appointment"- McNees
      • "Bronte raises poignant questions regarding moral boundaries and the exact nature of religion"- Anja Young
      • "She embraces the religious life" - Ellen Geroux
    • A04 Links
      • Pilgrims progress - John Bunyan
      • Charlotte Bronte was a Christian
      • Victorian society and expectaions
    • Points
      • Helen Burns
      • Bertha - Jane won't commit bigamy
      • Religion vs Love
        • St John vs Rochester

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