Their relationship is fascinating and the language of their conversations - beautiful. Having said that, he did sound like a scumbag because he had responsibilities to his children, which he did not live up to. At a canter, I don't think they're much faster than a fast human runner. He gorged himself habitually at table, which made him bilious, and gave him a dim and bleared eye and flabby cheeks. A traditional romantic hero, Rochester has lived a troubled wife. But her brand of Christianity is devoid of all compassion or humanity; she shows no sympathy for her dying mother and vows to break off all contact with Georgiana after their mother's death. Although he dies before they ever meet, John leaves his vast fortune of 20,000 pounds to Jane.
I am sure that all the women will like this novel. He lives with his two sisters, and is quite unhappy living his boring life. But in there wedding day, Jane discovers that Rochester already has a wife. An impressive scholar, a model of ladylike behavior and a compassionate person, Miss Temple is a positive role model for Jane. Brocklehurst is cruel as well as a miser. Reed for mistreating her when she was a child, goes back to take care of her dying aunt. Although she meets with a series of individuals who threaten her autonomy, Jane repeatedly succeeds at asserting herself and maintains her principles of justice, human dignity, and morality.
With vibrant and strong language Charlotte Bronte takes us on a magical journey through which we see Jane Eyre's life. Miss Temple married and left Lowood, which caused Janeimmediately to feel so lonely that she began to think of leavingand changing her situation. John Rivers, a stern local clergyman. Brocklehurst or your fourth-grade math teacher just because that person has a stick up their you-know-what. It has its overtones of mystery and sus … pense.
Moreover, before I definitively resolve on quitting England, I will know for certain whether I cannot be of greater use by remaining in it than by leaving it. Rochester, a man of 38, who is the owner of Thornfield Hall. St John, Diana and Mary Rivers' father has died shortly before Jane arrived at their home. Rochester because she is concerned about the differences in age and social class. Home : English : Literature Study Guides : Jane Eyre. The elderly servants who care for Rochester at Ferndean after Thornfield is destroyed by the fire. In fact, there's a horse v man race that takes place in Wales every year over twenty-four miles.
His performance is quite faithful on a surface level but I think Rochester should be more of a loose gun. She eventually runs away to Italy with a musician, abandoning her daughter, Adèle, whom she claims is Rochester's child. The fact that she is a woman imprisons her. Sarah Reed Jane's unpleasant aunt, who raises her until she is ten years old. You could sense the waves of loathing and disapproval.
From Helen, Jane learns tolerance and peace, but Jane can't accept Helen's rejection of the material world. He asks her to marry him and they have a quiet wedding, and after two years of marriage Rochester gradually gets his sight back — enough to see their firstborn son. Surely, in that case, I should not be so mad as to run to him? Fairfax The kindly housekeeper at Thornfield. And then there's Pride and Prejudice. Only after she has attained the financial independence and self-esteem to maintain a marriage of equality does Jane allow herself to marry Mr. She is not wealthy, and this adds to her plain ways.
In leaving England, I should leave a loved but empty land — Mr. You are my sympathy—my better self—my good angel—I am bound to you with a strong attachment. Reeds who is on her deathbed. It wouldmost definitely fit in with the supernatural aspect of the book. Jane experiences an almost tormenti … ng childhood but later emerges as a fully ambitious and independent young lady. That uncle turns out to be related to the Rivers siblings, so Jane suddenly has cousins. It is a romance between two strong characters each with diametrically opposed pasts and who represent the time period in which it was written.
I could never rest in communication with strong, discreet, and refined minds, whether male or female, till I had passed the outworks of conventional reserve, and crossed the threshold of confidence, and won a place by their heart's very hearthstone. Nobody knows how many rebellions besides political rebellions ferment in the masses of life which people earth. That is what she grew up with, and is used to being plain and not going out of her way to be fancy to please men or anything. Then she gains a position as the governess of little Adele Varens in the Thornfield Hall. Adèle initially shows unpleasantly French in Jane's opinion characteristics such as sensuality, materialism, and egocentrism. In thrilling and descriptive text Bronte clearly describes Jane Eyre's tragic journey. And yet, as she nears Thornfield: Could I but see him! I tottered, and on regaining my equilibrium retired back a step or two from his chair.