Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Jane Eyre

pre reading activity - questions about the session

What is a Bildungsroman? A literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood
What was Jane Eyre job? She was a Governess.
In the Victorian era, women... ... were bsically required to provide their husbands with a clean home, to put food on the table and to raise their children.
A governess was... ... a woman employed in a household to train the children and to teach them.
The life of a governess was often lonely because... ... they could not socialize with their employers and often they were ostracized by the other servants of the household.
What were the main characteristics of Brontë's protagonist? She was a small, plain and poor woman.
Emotionally, Jane Eyre is a woman who... ... acts on her own convictions
Jane Eyre story was received with great acclaim by some critics, and harsh criticism by others. A reviewer wrote... ... "might be written by a woman but not by a lady", giving emphasis to how scandalous they thought it was.
Why didn't Brontë describe Jane as a beautiful woman? She wanted to prove she could have a heroine as plain and as small as herself and as interesting as any of her sisters' female characters.
What are the similarities between Brontë and Jane? Apart from the physical aspects, the author had been a governess and grew up without a mother. They both went to boarding schools as well.
Created by: YaelC



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards