Inspired by the amazing Doom Coalition saga.
*curtsies* Hello Duke! I have a question I think you’ll enjoy. I was wondering what your opinion of Jane Eyre is as a feminist novel. I find the composition profoundly misogynistic. Why does Jane have no female support? The other female characters are EITHER obstacles to Jane’s happiness- two-dimensionally bad (Mrs Reed, headmistress), petty by virtue of class (Mrs Fairfax, Reed sisters) or in order to be a foil for Jane (Blanche)- OR entirely non-sexualised (the Rivers, Helen). (continued)