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Yes there are, but they are minor. This is exactly the feeling Joseph Heller wanted to provoke. He both intentionally and by 'planned accident' planted anachronisms in the story, and there are some real mistakes as well. The last category is small though, as you noted. The story takes place during WW2. But it was never intended as 'a realistic novel about ...


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TL;DR: Nine years. Timeline The timeline of events relating to Bertha’s imprisonment is (approximately) as follows, relative to the year Y in which Jane arrives at Thornfield Hall: Y−14 — Mr. Rochester marries Bertha Mason Y−13 to Y−11 — Mr. Rochester’s brother dies Y−10 — Mr. Rochester’s father dies Y−9 — Mr. Rochester moves to Thornfield Hall, imprisons ...


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It is indeed end of November in the actual Russian text and all my research so far shows that this is a genuine author's mistake. "Он исписал альбомы девочек стихами и нотами и, не простившись ни с кем из своих знакомых, отослав, наконец, все сорок три тысячи и получив расписку Долохова, уехал в конце ноября догонять полк, который уже был в Польше." At ...


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I have a few details to add to the existing answer. Bertha had been in the attic for around 10 years. This can start to be worked out from the date given at Rochester and Jane's attempted marriage by Briggs who announces the impediment of a previous marriage: I affirm and can prove that on the 20th of October A.D. (a date fifteen years back) Ch. ...


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The two answers that have been posted so far are exclusively based on Jane Eyre. An Autobiography and assume that that story's narrator is reliable. Of course, one may well ask to what extent her account of her husband's past can be relied upon, since she does not condemn the cruelty of his imprisonment of his first wife. In Chapter XXVI, Richard Mason's ...


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His escape was discovered, but not the way of it No one thought that Corwin managed to escape via the painting. Why? Only Dworkin knows how to create Trumps. No one has seen him for quite a while and he is considered dead. And even if he was alive, what would he do in the Corwnin's cell? The Trumps are made as cards and each is a little masterpiece. The ...


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