Victorian Women in a Repressed Society

Student: Meaghan Garrigal
Mentor: Pamela Buck
Major: English 

This essay will explore how Charlotte Bronte and Christina Rosetti challenged the societal constraints placed upon women through the works of Jane Eyre and “Goblin Market”. Through their criticism on marriage, men, and the “angel in the house mentality” they depicted the unrealistic expectations placed upon women in the Victorian era.