Feminist critique of Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” and Elizabeth Barret Browning’s “Sonnets of the Portuguese”

Assignment Question

Through a feminist critique lens, how did Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Barret Browning push the boundaries of Victorian Era literature in “Sonnets of the Portuguese” and “Jane Eyre”? Explore the relationship between the two literary works, and their redefining of feminist literature, and the feminist archetype. Use text evidence, and at least 5 of the sources which I’ve attached here to build and support your argument.