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Agnes Grey

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"Agnes Grey" is the first of eng author Anne Brontë first published in December 1847. The novel follows Agnes Grey, a governess, as she works in several bourgeois families. The novel is largely based on Anne Brontë's own experiences as a governess for five years. Like her sister Charlotte's novel Jane Eyre, it addresses what the precarious position of governess entailed and how it affected a young woman of her time. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

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