Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet, who also published under the name Currer Bell. Charlotte, and her two famous literary sisters Emily and Charlotte, lived in Yorkshire. After the success of Jane Eyre Bronte revealed her identity to London society and developed friendships with other prominent literary figures of the day including Elizabeth Gaskell.
I do not think, sir, you have any right to...
I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.
About the Book
In this novel, young governess Jane Eyre is abandoned by her relations and finds employment at the home of Mr. Rochester with whom she develops a relationship. The novel is written in the first person and contains strong undertones of social criticism and morality.