What are 10 songs and an explanation for why these songs go with the book? I have this project due tomorrow. I need to make a soundtrack to go with the book Jane Eye or Things Fall Apart

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I see that previous answers have focused on Jane Eyre, but the question leaves open the possibility for the songs to be applied to Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. An advantage to this question also appears to be the fact that you aren't looking for songs that would function as a working soundtrack. This means that you can pick songs from all kinds of genres in order to possibly work well with the book's characters or themes.

Based on the book's title and how the ending ends in a horrible fashion, I think that "It's the End of the World as We Know It" by R.E.M. is a good choice. Okonkwo is a...

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I think that is a kind of tough one, because the first thoughts in my mind are the classical music generated in her era.

"Where is Love" from the Oliver Twist movie.  This song relates to her loneliness as a child in the orphanage.

"Woman in Love" *

Jane longed to be loved by her employer.  "Love Me Tender"

"More than a Woman"

"One Man, One Woman"

Once she does attract his attention and things seems to work out she recognizes that there are deep problems brewing inside of him.

"Women Walk More Determined"

Jane often found herself alone in her life.  Although she was surrounded by people, they were not her family.  After her marriage falls through, she is once again alone.

"Alone Again Naturally"

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