byronic hero | Wide Sargasso Sea

This appeal to the ladies is not just rooted in his bruised psyche: the Byronic Hero is often handsome, although there are variations to how that attractiveness is defined. Whether or not he meets the traditional standards of beauty, the Byronic Hero is ripe with A hapless female may describe being drawn to him for reasons she cannot fully understand, particularly because he is fickle and often downright cruel to her.

Snape the Byronic Hero - Mcgonagalls Musings

What it was, whether beast or human being, one could not, at first sight, tell: it grovelled, seemingly,
on all fours; it snatched and growled like some strange wild animal.”

(Eyre, 2008: 296).

Bertha Mason
Alter-ego of
Charlotte Brontë

Antagonist of
Jane Eyre
Bertha Mason (Mrs.

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Bertha Mason:
The Madwoman in the Attic
The Madwoman is the nineteenth-century woman writer
Byron's influence
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Byron's Influence
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Byron's Influence
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20th Century
Byron's Influence
in Literature Contemporary Novels
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Byron's Influence in Literature

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-Contemporary Novels

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Literary Blueprints: The Byronic Hero - Ploughshares

Edward should have wealth, too, to keep up with the consequences of the name […] now for many years he has led an unsettled kind of life.”

(Brontë, 1847: 129).

Other Key Features
Mr Rochester: Byronic Hero:
-Dark/Troubled past.