The Novel's Protagonist

In this lesson, we will learn about the main character of our novel Jane Eyre. This lesson covers the death a child's parents. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What place does Brontë use for the setting of this novel?

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Q2.What is atmosphere?

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Q3.Why did Brontë use the pseudonym Currer Bell?

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Q4.What terrible tragedy occurred when Brontë was a pupil at school?

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Q5.How was Brontë employed?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What place does Brontë use for the setting of this novel?

1/5

Q2.What is atmosphere?

2/5

Q3.Why did Brontë use the pseudonym Currer Bell?

3/5

Q4.What terrible tragedy occurred when Brontë was a pupil at school?

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Q5.How was Brontë employed?

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The Protagonist

Let's now test your memory from this lesson!

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Question 5

Q1.What word do we use to describe the admirable main character of a story?

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Q2.Why can Jane be described as the novel's eponymous heroine?

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Q3.What is an orphan?

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Q4.Why is Jane living with the Reeds at the start of the novel?

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Q5.What are the names of Charlotte Brontë's sisters who died from tuberculosis?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Protagonist

Let's now test your memory from this lesson!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What word do we use to describe the admirable main character of a story?

1/5

Q2.Why can Jane be described as the novel's eponymous heroine?

2/5

Q3.What is an orphan?

3/5

Q4.Why is Jane living with the Reeds at the start of the novel?

4/5

Q5.What are the names of Charlotte Brontë's sisters who died from tuberculosis?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Novel's Protagonist

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