Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Sophia N. Rosenthal
This analysis examines Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea through the lens of lunar imagery and the irrational feminine, arguing that both texts are aspects of an extended, collective narrative in which both heroines rescue and reclaim their feminine essence from the construction of a masculine idealism.
Rosenthal, Sophia, "Letting in the Night: The Moon, the Madwoman, and the Irrational Feminine in Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea" (2017). Scripps Senior Theses. 901.