What other stories are you reminded of when you read Jane Eyre? Are there novels, movies, or television shows that seem to create a similar Gothic mood or that portray tragedy and release or renewal in similar ways? Describe another Gothic story that you find similar to Jane Eyre. Explain how its Gothic elements compare or contrast with Gothic elements in Jane Eyre.

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Jane Eyre has a solid place among its contemporary works, including those by the other Brontës. It also has had a lasting influence on literature, even inspiring retelling from a different perspective.

One way it relates to other works is through the combination of Gothic elements in a Romantic approach. The isolated setting, gloomy mansion, and mysterious events of Thornfield are Gothic elements. Within them is the dark, brooding Romantic hero of Edward Rochester ....

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