Twilight is not on par with Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte writes with better grammar, a better plot and more believable characters than Stephanie Meyers does.
Jane Eyre is an intelligent- albeit poor and plain (actually plain, not “Poor me, I’m so plain and refuse to believe I might be pretty even though everyone is in love with me.”) -young governess who gradually falls in love with her employer Rochester for his passionate nature despite his appearance, still loving him even when he is blind and has lost one of his hands. The control in the relationship is shared rather than showing dependency on each other, with Jane able to cope quite well when she leaves Thornfield. Jane has integrity and refuses to become Rochester’s mistress when she discovers that he is married.
Don’t compare this to Charlotte Bronte’s masterpiece because I have read both books and while I could read Jane Eyre a million times and never get bored, Twilight is boring, predictable,one-dimensional and generally irritating. I am sure if Charlotte Bronte knew that her most famous novel was being compared to chick lit about vampires, she would be turning in her grave! Edward Fairfax Rochester is the perfect romantic hero!