Jane Eyre – Byronic Heroes

Task

  • Read the two articles by José Jorquera and Marybeth Forina.
  • Then, in groups, discuss and take notes on the role of Rochester as a Byronic hero.
  • To what extent does he fulfil this archetype?
  • In what ways does he defy this role?

Byron_s influence on Victorian writer Charlotte Bronte

Edward Rochester- A New Byronic Hero

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