By Oscar Wilde
At the floor, Sir Robert Chiltern is a perfect husband—he has a powerful function as a member of the home of Commons and is usually good in public and in deepest. His spouse, woman Chiltern, is happy with their privileged lifestyles.
What she doesn't be aware of is that Sir Robert’s preliminary upward thrust to energy used to be based in just a little shady conditions, and over the process twenty-four hours, those previous indiscretions threaten to come back to mild, and the destiny of the Chiltern’s marriage is quickly at stake.
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Many modern readers are aware that Charlotte Brontȵ was one of four remarkable children, three of whom, including Emily Brontȵ and Anne Brontȵ, became famous authors themselves, and the other of whom, Branwell, the only brother, died at age thirty-one in miserable and ignoble circumstances. One important aspect of Jane Eyre舗s remarkable success has surely been the literary mystery that has grown to the proportions of myth about the entire Brontȵ family: How could the modest, unworldly authors of Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall have understood and depicted fervent, obsessive, sometimes violent love?
He goes on to declare that women have no business in literature. 1838 Charlotte resigns from her teaching position at Roe Head. 1839 She works as a governess, first in Lothersdale and later in 1841 Rawdon. 1842 Charlotte and Emily travel to Brussels to study at Pension nat Hȳger, where they read, among other things, works by French and German Romantics. They stay less than a year, returning to Haworth because their aunt Elizabeth Bran well has died. 1843- 1844 Charlotte spends a second year at the Pensionnat in Brus sels honing her French and German language skills.
To her they represented the thrilling romance of hidden desires, couched in glamorous language and settings, and as she matured they contrasted bitterly with the real world in which she was plain, obscure, and in forced seclusion. But the practicalities of their lives intruded on this rather idyllic childhood passage: Their livings must be earned, and at age fifteen, in 1831, Charlotte was sent as a pupil to Miss Wooler舗s school at Roe Head, where she suffered agonies of shyness and self-consciousness about her unattractive appearance and social awkwardness.