THE VICTORIAN GOVERNESS’ DECISION-MAKING POWER IN EDUCATIONAL POLICY: A comparative study of Jane Eyre and Agnes Gray / Kaoru Suzuki

Jane Eyre (1847) was written by Charlotte Brontë and is well known as a romantic story between a governess, Jane Eyre, and an employer, Mr. Rochester. Jane Eyre seems to present a romantic story if seen just as an entertainment, however, many recent studies have researched Jane Eyre from different perspectives such as gender identity, Christianity, and the governess’ hardship…