Finally, after hours of reading, it’s time to conclude on these five English classics I have read. I believe that all of these books are innovative for one reason or another. Let’s take a closer look at that, book by book.
Jane Eyre has a clear feminist message that was obviously ahead of its time and is considered as a proto-feminist novel (a feminist novel before feminism was invented). The novel is set in Victorian England, at a time when patriarchy ruled the political and social life.
Let’s get back to our English classics journey with three more books. You can check out my first English Classics post here!
The Waves by Virginia Woolf (1931)
The Waves by Virginia Woolf follows six friends from their childhood at the same school in rural England to their death. Bernard, Rhoda, Susan, Jinny, Neville and Louis grow up, work, marry, fall in love or raise children, and very occasionally meet for dinner at restaurants. However, a tragic event happens and leaves a permanent mark on their lives.
Today is probably one of the last days I can rightfully post a 2017 New Resolutions/Projects blog post so here it is! I love taking resolutions every New Year and I decided to stick to the rule for this new year. My main resolution as a reader is to take more risks and broaden my reading horizon, and I want to it to be obvious on this blog.
So here is what you can expect on my blog for 2017 if everything goes according to plan :