Jane Eyre 2


Jane Eyre is the main character in the novel Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Bronte. She is a fictional character along with the book. The book takes place in the mid 1800’s. Jane lives in five different places which greatly affect her life. The first place Jane stays is Gateshead Hall. She then goes to live at Lowood School. From Lowood Jane proceeds on to Thornfield Hall. She then advances on to Moor House. Finally, Jane reaches her final home at Ferndean. All of this happens within two decades and the novel is told in first person, which is Jane Eyre.
The first place Jane stays is Gateshead Hall. While at Gateshead, Jane is treated unfairly and is punished for things she did ...

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Jane was keeping to herself, reading a book when her cousin John Reed decided to annoy her. John then grabbed the book and threw it at her knocking her down and cutting her on the head, which bled and was very painful. Mrs. Reed then punished Jane by sending her into the red room, the room her uncle died in, for the entire night. While in the red room Jane became terrified and thought she saw or heard the flapping of wings. The treatment Jane received caused her to become bitter and to truly dislike Mrs. Reed.
Jane then goes on to live at Lowood School. While at Lowood Jane meets a young girl named Helen Burns. Helen taught Jane many things about life and religion. Jane recalls a time when Helen was scolded for not cleaning her nails or washing her face. Mrs. Scatherd, throwing out the fact that the water was frozen proceeded to punish Helen by smacking her on the back of the neck with a bundle of twigs. Jane is amazed at Helen’s ability to accept the punishment, ...

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concerning Jane. Mr. Rochester asked her about her education at Lowood, how long she had been at Thornfield, and about her other talents. Jane answered all of his questions and soon started to take a liking to Mr. Rochester. Late one night, the sound of a hideous laugh and the smell of smoke awaken Jane. When she goes to see what is bothering her she finds that Mr. Rochester’s bed has been set on fire with him sleeping in it. Jane woke up Rochester, and then he proceeds to put the fire out. Rochester then thanks Jane for saving his life and he then seems to become closer to her. Rochester and Jane then begin to pay special attention to each other until the time that he ...

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