Jane Eyre More Email Save for later Saved By Martha Barkley, Belgrade Lakes, Me. November 15, 2008 Save for later Saved Classics are receiving more attention now by several of my book groups. Jane Eyre made a real hit. Jane (or Janet) was a strong woman of her time like Zora Neale Hurston's character in "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?