“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” 
― Charlotte BrontëJane Eyre

Charlotte was born April 21, 1826 the third of six children and the eldest of the trio of Bronte sister authors. Her works include the novels Villette, Shirley, and one of my all time favorites, Jane Eyre in addition to a collection of short works and poetry. At the time I’m sure that Bronte did not think that 200 years after her birth we’d still be reading her work, but with lines like this who could resist. Continue reading “Charlotte Bronte 200 Years Later”