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Brontes

cruel thunder-maker of the three Cyclopes. [Gk. Myth.: Pan finder, 47; Jobes, 251, 400]

Brontes

cruel Cyclops who controls the weather; able to cause great thunder. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 47; Jobes, 241, 400]
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7) Newby had ignored the authors' corrected proof-sheets, causing Charlotte Bronte to complain to Williams that 'The orthography and punctuation of the books are mortifying to a degree.
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Critique: Exceptionally well written, thoughtful and thought provoking, and an inherently absorbing read from beginning to end, "A Girl Walks Into a Book: What the Brontes Taught Me about Life, Love, and Women's Work" is a unique and extraordinary literary memoir and one that is very highly recommended for both community and academic library collections.
Just how were the Brontes able to overcome these adversities and become literary sensations?
It is an imaginary world that has been conjured into existence by Charlotte and Branwell Bronte.
Whilst the older Japanese women on Yukiko's tour are overcome to be in the mythical Parsonage where the Brontes penned their famed novels, Yukiko has no interest in some long-dead authors.
Years after the deaths of the two oldest Bronte sisters, the remaining four siblings, now in their teens--romantic Charlotte, brooding Branwell, peculiar Emily, and sensible Anne--are still in the aftershock of grief and steeping in bleak thoughts of the future.
As a double adaptation--of the historical lives of the Brontes and of Chekhov's play--We Are Three Sisters provides an intriguing opportunity to enter from a new perspective and refine the current conversation about adaptation and adaptation theory.
And what of the Bronte sisters dying in their lonely parsonage on the moors; was this a case of serial pneumonia?
Indeed, throughout this criticism we find language of deformity or aberrancy used to describe Brontes novel and its characters.