Some Jane Eyre Indulgence

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Please excuse me while I indulge in Jane Eyre, through both words and images ...

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I desired liberty; for liberty I gasped; for liberty I uttered a prayer; it seemed scattered on the wind then faintly blowing. (85)

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Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; ... and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags. (109)

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I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you - especially when you are near me, as now: it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. (252)

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I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you. (253)

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I care for myself, The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself. (317)

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All screengrabs are from Cary Fukunaga's Jane Eyre, all quotes are from this edition of the novel: Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (1847), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

P.S. Thank you for the comments on my previous post, they mean so much to me.