Jane EyreWhat is the genre fluidity in Jane Eyre and how does it combine romantic individuality with universal social criticism?

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Jane Eyre does seem to go from one genre to another.  It is at times a coming of age novel, sometimes a romance, sometimes a Gothic novel.  None of these categories are mutually exclusive though.  They are all common features of Victorian literature.

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