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The Governess: Qualified to Teach the Usual Branches of a Good English Education

A governess’s job was to teach the children of middle and upper class households in 19th Century England. By 1850, there were 21,000 governesses registered in England. In Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, our heroine places the following advertisement, which eventually … Continue reading

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The Governess: Qualified to Teach the Usual Branches of a Good English Education

A governess’s job was to teach the children of middle and upper class households in 19th Century England. By 1850, there were 21,000 governesses registered in England. In Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, our heroine places the following advertisement, which eventually lands … Continue reading

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New “Jane Eyre” Movie

I am looking forward to the new Jane Eyre movie coming out this week for I am quite addicted to Period Dramas. Yesterday alone, I watched three period pieces on the various cable TV channels I have available at my house. … Continue reading

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