I was told, a long time ago, try not to treat minor characters like manikins. It allows the reader to know that Blanche will not end up with Rochester instead of Jane. I really enjoy your posts and articles. Brocklehurst preaches a doctrine of privation, while stealing from the school to support his luxurious lifestyle. Edward Rochester — is the antagonist of the story. And though she is very beautiful, she is very proud of herself. Minor characters, on the other hand, are flat.
But we feel that she lacks emotional sustenance. Reed abuses Jane and allows her children, especially her son, John to abuse her behind her back. However, Jane frequently looks to God in her own way throughout the book, particularly after she learns of Mr. From a young age Jane has already experienced a great amount of loss in her life including the loss of her mother, father, and uncle Reed. Jane Eyre rejects her own physical beauty in favor of her mental intelligence and humility. John, she has become engaged to the wealthy Mr.
With wide-embracing love Thy Spirit animates eternal years, Pervades and broods above, Changes, sustains, dissolves, creates, and rears. Unhappy with his humble position as the minister at Morton, St. From that moment I wanted to know everything about the Bronte Sisters, their father Patrick, their brother Branwell, Tabby the housekeeper, Keeper and Flossy, two of the many pets they had. Much is known about their lives. 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.
John Reed Jane's nasty and spoiled cousin, responsible for Jane's banishment to the red-room. Jane is being very contrary as preparations for her wedding reach 1861 words - 8 pages local ones. Described by Jane as headstrong and selfish, Eliza is extremely jealous of her sister's beauty and vindictively breaks up Georgiana's engagement to Lord Edwin Vere. Charismatic and independent, Diana is forced to work as a governess in a wealthy household because of her family's financial difficulties. The irony lies in the fact that he is the deceitful one at the school, stealing money that should be used to keep the girls healthy.
If you have a subject concerning the Brontes and you want to be a guest blogger, please let me know Emily in her diary: 'Anne and I have been peeling apples for Charlotte to make an apple pudding. First of all, she employs Gothic techniques in order to set the stage for the narrative. He is a foil to Edward Rochester. In Gateshead, Jane is unloved and oppressed but shows spirit and passion. Brocklehurst both take the needy in to their care, but do not take care of them.
Although she displays anger and frustration in the first part of the novel, Jane finally wins his heart with her brilliant wit. Rochester is unconventional, ready to set aside polite manners, propriety, and consideration of social class in order to interact with Jane frankly and directly. Background characters should come with well…backgrounds. Mary is a kind and intelligent young woman who is forced to work as a governess after her father loses his fortune. Rochester's presence throughout the book, appearing immediately before Mr. There are a lot of accusing and wondering going on. Dickens is the Master of Character of course.
She eventually runs away to Italy with a musician, abandoning her daughter, Adèle, whom she claims is Rochester's child. Rochester in an effort to consolidate the wealth of the two families. Jane befriends a girl named Helen Burns, and both are mentored by Miss Temple, a kind teacher. His letter to Miss Temple clears Jane of the accusations Mrs. This technique is exercised throughout the entire novel, alerting the readers of the upcoming atmosphere. Settings surrounding Jane's life alter her own ideas of self-acceptance, her actions taken to release herself from certain settings have effect on her. In the gothic novel, Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte writes as if she is an older, matured Jane.
Rochester made Jane jealous by pretending to love Miss Ingram. John Eyre Jane's and the Rivers' uncle, John Eyre makes a fortune as a wine merchant in Madeira. . First, Jane keeps her whereabouts a secret while in her secret hiding spot as a child, allowing her to relax in peace, but causes her causing her harassment with her cousin and aunt. While looking for belonging and freedom, she realizes that the freedom she might get from Rochester, as his mistress, would result in her sacrificing her values.