This is a brilliant classic, one you must read for yourself. She paints with words better than any master artist. I offer my thoughts as I read this great and timeless novel:
Chapter 20: "...and the two dowagers, in vast white wrappers, were bearing down on him like ships in full sail." I love this line.
— Nov 05, 2011 03:30am I've just added a few Bronte titles to my kindle for my future enjoyment: The Professor; Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell; Villette; How Freckle Frog Made Herself Pretty; and The Wise Mamma Goose.
— Nov 08, 2011 03:11pm
Quote from Jane Eyre: "though when I appeared before him now, he had no such honeyed terms as "love" and "darling" on his lips: the best words at my service were "provoking puppet," "malicious elf," "sprite," "changeling," &c." I love her artful word-craft. She has such a brilliant sense of humor.
— Nov 11, 2011 04:30am I've just reached the part where Mr. Rivers relates Jane's past family history...how clever...
— 4 hours, 43 min ago
I want to thank all my friends for suggesting that I read this one. ;)