Charlotte Bronte is the author of the novel Jane Eyre.
narration to tell the life story of Jane Eyre. To the reader it sounds as if Bronte is telling .
the novel about herself. In all actuality Jane Eyre is telling the novel. In many novels .
authors portray their own life through their characters. Jane Eyre is not an exception. .
Jane Eyre is an autobiography of charlotte Bronte.
Charlotte Bronte's physical description is similar to Jane Eyre's. Bronte is small, .
thin, has a poor complexion, and curls (charlotte Bronte, 1). Jane is exactly like that. "I .
sometimes wished to have rosy cheeks, a straight nose, and small cherry mouth; I .
desired to be tall, stately, and finely developed in figure; I felt it a misfortune that I was .
so little, so pale, and had features so irregular and so marked (Jane Eyre, 100)." There .
is an obvious similarity between Bronte and Jane. There are some more similarities .
with Bronte's home life and as with Jane. " my father had been a poor clergyman .
(Jane Eyre, 25)." Jane's father is a clergyman along with Bronte's father. Bronte's .
father is an Anglican clergyman (Bronte, 1). She also grew up in near-isolation. .
Jane does not have any parents because they passed away. Therefore she .
goes and lives with her aunt in isolation. " I was a discord in Gateshead hall; I was like .
a nobody there (Jane Eyre, 15)." Jane does not have anyone to love her at Gateshead. .
Bronte's mother passed away and she was left to live with her two sisters and her .
brother. Her father took care of them along with their "strict, religious aunt (charlotte .
Bronte, 1)." Jane Eyre goes to live with her aunt who punishes her frequently. Jane's .
aunt, Mrs. Reed, is extremely cold hearted. Bronte's life was unhappy also (1). Jane is .
unhappy at Gateshead. Bronte was showing her childhood life through Jane. Jane is a .
young Charlotte Bronte. .
Not only are their home lives similar, Jane is also sent to Lowood institution.