Jane Eyre could fit into multiple genres: romance, gothic horror, bildungsroman (coming of age).
1. Here are some trailers for various Jane Eyre movies. Which of the genres does each trailer emphasize?
2. Explore what the central conflict is according to each of these lenses.
3. In what ways does the novel fit and exceed the conventions of each genre?
4. How does the inclusion of these various elements impact the theme of the work as a whole?