Charlotte Bronte's Life and Accomplishments Essay

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Through her trials and tribulations, Charlotte Bronte has kept her passion for poetry alive and remains as one of the most influential British poets of all times. Even though she is one of the most famous female writers of all times, she is mostly famous for her most popular novel Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte has experienced more tragedy in her life than happiness by losing her mother and all five of her siblings. But, in her moments of tragedy, she expressed her feelings through poetry. As a result, Charlotte’s experience as a poet has not only shown her creativity, but it has proven that you can still be the best through hard times and stress. Charlotte Bronte was born April 21, 1816 in the village of Thornton, West Riding, Yorkshire. …show more content…
In 1831, Charlotte enrolled in the school at Roe Head, but left the following year to home school her sisters. Eventually, in 1835, she returned to Roe Head as a governess, but left again. In 1838, Charlotte was accepted as a governess in the Sidgewick family, but left three months later and returned to Haworth. As a result, in 1841, she became a governess in the White family, but left, again, after nine months.
In between her governess jobs at Roe Head and with the Sidgewick family, Charlotte decided to try professional writing with hopes of earning a living as a publishing poet. In 1847, Charlotte published one of her most famous poems Jane Eyre, which became an immediate success. However, later in 1853, Charlotte’s Villette was published. Likewise, in 1893, she published On the Death of Anne Bronte “Coping with Loss”, which was in reference to the death of her sister, Anne.
In December of 1824, Maria began to show symptoms of illness. After observing these symptoms, Mr. Bronte immediately withdrew her from school and brought her home where she died in early May. During this time, Elizabeth also fell ill. Later, she was moved back to Haworth where she died two weeks after Charlotte and Emily were brought back home by their

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