It would appear that her lack of family from an early age deprived her of this sense of belonging; in fact Jane received quite the opposite from the Reeds.
Plot[ edit ] Jane Eyre is divided into 38 chapters. It was originally published in three volumes in the 19th century, comprising chapters 1 to 15, 16 to 27, and 28 to Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.
October Introduction[ edit ] The novel is a first-person narrative from the perspective of the title character. John Rivers, proposes to her; and ultimately her reunion with, and marriage to, her beloved Rochester.
Throughout these sections, the novel provides perspectives on a number of important social issues and ideas, many of which are critical of the status quo. Reed of Gateshead, illustration by F.
It is several years after her parents died of typhus. Reed and her three children are abusive to Jane, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Excluded from the family activities, Jane leads a very unhappy childhood, with only a doll and books with which to entertain herself. One day, as punishment for defending herself against her cousin John Reed, after the latter knocks her down, Jane is relegated to the red room in which her late uncle had died; there, she faints from panic after she thinks she has seen his ghost.
She is subsequently attended to by the kindly apothecary Mr. Lloyd to whom Jane reveals how unhappy she is living at Gateshead Hall. He recommends to Mrs. Reed that Jane should be sent to school, an idea Mrs. Reed then enlists the aid of the harsh Mr. Brocklehurst, director of Lowood Institution, a charity school for girls.
Brocklehurst that Jane has a "tendency for deceit", which he interprets as her being a "liar". Before Jane leaves, however, she confronts Mrs.
Reed and her daughters, Georgiana and Eliza, are the ones who are deceitful, and that she will tell everyone at Lowood how cruelly Mrs.
During a school inspection by Mr. Brocklehurst, Jane accidentally breaks her slate, thereby drawing attention to herself. He then stands her on a stool, brands her a liar, and shames her before the entire assembly.
Jane is later comforted by Helen. Jane is then publicly cleared of Mr. The 80 pupils at Lowood are subjected to cold rooms, poor meals, and thin clothing.
Conditions at the school then improve dramatically. Thornfield Hall After six years as a student and two as a teacher at Lowood, Jane decides to leave, like her friend and confidante Miss Temple, who recently married. She advertises her services as a governess and receives one reply, from Alice Fairfax, housekeeper at Thornfield Hall.
One night, while Jane is walking to a nearby town, a horseman passes her. The horse slips on ice and throws the rider. Later, back at Thornfield, she learns that this man is Edward Rochester, master of the house.
Rochester teases her, accusing her of bewitching his horse to make him fall. He also talks strangely in other ways, but Jane is able to stand up to his initially arrogant manner. Odd things start to happen at the house, such as a strange laugh, a mysterious fire in Mr.Jane Eyre Love quotes.
STUDY. PLAY. Jane Eyre Jane Eyre "I had learnt to love Mr Rochester: I could not unlove him now." Jane Eyre "Wherever you are is my home-my only home." Rochester "Gathering me to his breast, pressing his lips on my lips: "so, Jane." "Jane Eyre, who had been an ardent, expectant woman-almost a bride-was a cold.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Mr. Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre, written by masters of this stuff just for you. Skip to navigation Blinded By Love (and a House Fire) when I must give it over to foreign guidance, as a child does its weakness?
Of late, Jane—only—only of late—I began to see and acknowledge the hand of God. Rochester, disguised as the old gypsy woman, is trying to get Jane to admit that she’s in love with him.
(Go back and read the summary of Volume 2, Chapter 4 if you have no idea what we’re talking about.). Mr.
Rochester is stern-featured, heavy-browed, craggy-faced, rude, abrupt, horny, twice Jane’s age, always on the edge of violence, likes to order people around, keeps his wife locked in the attic, and teases Jane on at least one occasion until she cries. Jane Eyre is an honest, plain-spoken woman with no "side" or artifice to her personality.
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