In Jane Eyre Brontë has chosen to write in the form of a novel - a common text type in the Victorian Period. Brontë writes in first person from Jane's perspective, offering the reader access to her thoughts and feelings. As Brontë's novel focuses on Jane's life from her childhood into adulthood it is known as a bildungsroman.
Jane Eyre focuses on Jane's life from childhood to adulthood and how she develops into a confident, independent and happy woman. Why does the use of the first person make this 'coming-of-age' story more effective?