JANE EYRE – Context

VICTORIAN TIMES

 

1. Victorian Houses

In this interactive video we will explore a typical Victorian House. As we watch the video and move around they house, you are expected to answer some questions too. Be aware!

 

http://www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/learning/walk-through-a-victorian-house/walk-through/

 

2. A Quick glance at THE WORKSHOP OF THE WORLD DURING VICTORIAN TIMES

We will quickly explore the major events of the industrial revolution in the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/workshop_of_the_world_01.shtml

 

IndustrialRevolution

 

3. During the last period we studied the role of women, gender and stereotypes in MASS MEDIA, this time we will be able to compare contemporary stereotypes with the gender roles during Victorian Times.

In pairs, you will explore specific sub-topics dealing with the role of women in a Victorian Society

(To understand Jane Eyre´s role too)

Female telegraph operators

The topics are:

  • The icon
  • The ideal woman
  • At home
  • Household management
  • The ideology
  • Wife and Mother
  • Social responsiblity
  • Women´s responsiblity
  • Towards a political mission

 

This is the link you need to collect information:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/trail/victorian_britain/women_home/ideals_womanhood_01.shtml

 

AFTER READING ABOUT YOUR TOPIC, You will have 2 minutes to explian your topic to your classmates. GET READY!

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