Reed that she would treat Jane as her own, Mrs. Rochester's daughter, though he refuses to believe it due to Céline's unfaithfulness and Adèle's apparent lack of resemblance to him. But at the end they both are reunited. By the standards of its time, yes. The novel charts the growth of Jane Eyre, the first-person narrator, from her unhappy childhood with her nasty relatives, the Reeds, to her blissful marriage to Rochester at Ferndean. Jane goes to him there, rebuilds her relationship with the somewhat humbled Rochester, and marries him. She is forced to battle against the exigencies of a cruel guardian, a harsh employer, and the rigid social order that circumscribes her life and position.
The Rivers, she discovers, are her cousins. Jane's psychic abilities aren't merely imaginary: her dreams and visions have a real impact on her life. Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years. Rochester lost a hand and his eyesight. Rochester is aware that Blanche is only interested in him for his money, but he pretends that he loves her in order to make Jane jealous.
John begins to weaken, she mystically hears Mr. Rochester is clearly presented as Jane's superior in intellect and worldly knowledge, the revelation of his marriage to the insane Bertha Mason demonstrates that Jane possesses the moral and ethical superiority in the relationship. She only has one silk dress, which she treasures and wears only at special events in her life. However, these are the words of the narrator, not the Jane of the novel. With that in mind, she faithfully turns the other cheek when accepting all the cruel punishments handed down at Lowood.
Most of Jane's rebellions target the inequities of society, but much of her personality is fairly conventional. Grace Poole Bertha Mason's keeper at Thornfield. Because he is entirely alienated from his feelings and devoted solely to an austere ambition, St. Although he secretly returns her love, St. It turns out that Jane's uncle, Mr.
To Kill a Mockingbird gives us an unjust an immoral world, but more interestingly, this world lay unaware to the narrator Scout. This self-esteem is gained through Jane's making her mark in various worlds: Lowood, Thornfield, and particularly Moor House, in which she is valued for her humanity and values. She returns to Thornfield and finds the house burned down at the hands of Bertha. She reimagines Bertha Rochester from her beginnings in the Caribbean island of Dominica, and how Rochester came to meet her and take her away to England. One night, Jane hears Rochester calling to her.
Also how she the 'moon' calls Jane daughter and Jane calls the'moon' mother. Miss Temple is particularly kind to Jane and Helen, providing them with seedcake during their tea together and giving Helen a warm bed to die in. If the product is purchased by linking through, Literary Ladies Guide receives a modest commission, which helps maintain our site and helps it to continue growing! John's ending is far more ambiguous. She rejects marriages to both Mr. Mason and a lawyer declare that Mr.
But Jane is—well, not exactly an unreliable narrator in fact, she pays a lot of attention to giving us accurate detail —but a narrator who forces you to read between the lines. This article's plot summary may be. Rochester and at the beginning of their relationship, she is nothing more than polite. The minister at Morton, St. Rosamond is in love with St. It is clear that this text modulates between child and adult but still manages to give an interesting form of child narration as did To Kill a Mockingbird.
She is subsequently attended to by the kindly Mr. She prefers to sit alone, hiding in the small breakfast-room, whilst the Reeds a playing joyfully and enjoying their childhood. Miss Temple is presented as the foil to the cruel and stingy Mr. Sometimes she narrates the events as she experienced them at the time, while at other times she focuses on her retrospective understanding of the events. To her, all people are equal, so therefore, should be treated equal. When she is invited to stay with the beguiling Henry Tilney and his family at Northanger Abbey, she expects mystery and intrigue at every turn. That could mean that the 'moon' is actually Jane'smother, not just a figurative 'mother'.