essays by shé

Tag: Bronte

  • Essay #43: welcome

    Welcome: admitted gladly, freely invited or permitted; synonyms: comfortable, wanted Last night I watched Cary Fukunaga’s film version of Jane Eyre. It opens with Jane running across the moors in the rain, periodically falling to the ground weeping. “Jesus,” I thought. “What a loser. Running around without gloves, not bothering to keep her cape closed…