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Do you think that Charlotte Bronte has depicted the childhood and condition of charity school in "Jane Eyre"?

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Charlotte Bronte almost certainly based her description of Lowood School on the school that she attended as a young child--Cowan Bridge School in Lancashire.  The poor conditions there were blamed by her family for hastening the deaths of her two older sisters, Maria...

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