Now that you have been introduced to Jane, please respond to any or all of the questions below. You need to use textual evidence (quotes) from both Bronte's novel and from the chapters selected from Foster's book. After you have posted your Primary Blog Entry, please take some time to read ALL of your colleague's entries and then compose a thoughtful response (your Secondary Blog Entry) to TWO selected Primary Entries.
1. If you had to infer (guess) based on these chapters what type of woman society thought of as acceptable, what type of woman would that be?.
2. Reread the descriptions of fire in this segment. This is an important image that becomes more important as the novel progresses. What do you think it might mean?
3. What type of relationships does Jane have with her cousins? Her aunt? The servants at Gateshead? (not just the biological relationship, but also the emotional relationship).
4. What’s with the red room? What was your reaction to this section?
Part One Expectations (respond to the prompt above): 200-250 words, 2 quotes from the short story, minimal errors in grammar and usage, thoughtful and thorough writing. Please use the assigned "pen name" given to you in class - Please finish by 11:59 pm on the Thursday night before this section's class discussion.
Part Two Expectations (read everyone's first responses, select two that interest you, and respond to their ideas): 100-150 words EACH, minimal errors in grammar and usage, thoughtful and thorough writing. Please use the assigned "pen name" given to you in class. - Please finish by the following Sunday night at 11:59 pm
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