Charlotte Bronte makes use of nature’s imagery throughout “Jane Eyre,” and comments on both the human relationship with the outdoors and human nature. The Oxford Reference Dictionary defines “nature” as “1. the phenomena of the physical world as a whole; 2. a thing’s essential qualities; 3.a person’s or animal’s innate character; 4. A vital force, functions, or needs.”
Do remember reading Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His stories still live on the page, in the movies, on Broadway and in our heart. Stevenson, a literary celebrity during his lifetime, now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His literary genius grew from his travels. Travel fed his imagination and creative genius. If you’re a traveler who loves to read and create, you’ll enjoy visiting California and New York to learn and explore the wonders of Robert Louis Stevenson.
“The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert; where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.” Jules Verne
Jules Verne incorporated his passion for geography into his writing. And his view of the world continues to enrich our lives with his inventions and insights. These are some of the reasons why an Eco-Friendly literary adventurer would like to visit Jules Verne’s Maison in Amiens, France.