This reflects his noble and courageous nature. The thing with that line of thinking is that there are those that no matter what, just cannot seem to write in the style that is required by most essays and most professors. John Rivers is Jane's discovered missionary cousin. Keeping secrets about himself and his past could do nothing good for him but only promoted dishonesty and destroyed his relationship with Jane. John Reed Jane's nasty and spoiled cousin, responsible for Jane's banishment to the red-room. But maybe not very interesting? John is the warrior-priest; he is as cold and inflexible as death. She marries a navy officer.
Rochester represents a long line of men in Jane's life who are, in some ways, 'above' her. Yet in what darkness, what dense ignorance, was the mental battle fought! This could be implied as a premonition of their impending separation as well as other disasters. Although she seems to love St. We also get to know the mistreatments Jane has to go through in the hands of her aunt and cousin who abuses her physically and emotionally. He is the first person in the novel to offer Jane lasting love and a real home. Rochester reunite, and he eventually regains his sight and is able to see their first-born son.
Her rejection of him tests his endurance. Helen has a very strong impact on Jane because she infuses a strong sense of religion and spirituality in her. He is considered a Byronic hero, a type of Romantic literary character that is usually dark, mysterious, troubled, moody, arrogant, and sexually intense. I could no longer talk or laugh freely when he was by, because a tiresomely importunate instinct reminded me that vivacity at least in me was distasteful to him. By novel's end she has become a powerful, independent woman, blissfully married to the man she loves, Rochester. Rochester had broken off his relationship with Celine after learning that Celine was unfaithful to him and interested only in his money.
Many people believe that the character of Jane Eyre was created by Charlotte Bronte to reflect aspects of her own life, and in doing so, come to terms with her own circumstances. She dies unloved by her children and unrepentant of her mistreatment of Jane. She faces especial torments from Mrs. Finally, his telepathic cry to Jane when she's at Moor House shows his psychic ability. Despite these desires for a new life, Rochester is still caught in a web of lies and immorality: He attempts bigamy and then tries to convince Jane to be his mistress. Secondly, she possesses a great deal of self-knowledge. John's talents, finding him a suitable husband for his daughter, but thinks missionary work is a waste of St.
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. The situation of being married to a mad woman, and further being lied to by his own family for money matters, makes him an outcast despite of his high social status. It is with this intention that he proposes marriage to Jane. John's life could have been more meaningful if he had ever accepted love. When Rochester meets her, she spooks his horse.
As we can see; the author portrayed a number of genres for instance, autobiography, romance, mystery, gothic invention and childhood to adulthood. In fact, the way she relates to most of the people in her life, from Helen Burns to Diana and St. Throughout this book Bronte constructs Rochester as a contradictory character hence when he shows an act of romance he also in some way says something harsh. Rochester himself, is either as their master or their pupil or sometimes both. Yet, Jane maintains her independent spirit, growing stronger in her beliefs and ideals with each conflict; Jane's inferior position as a governess serves simply to heighten her thirst for independence, both financial and emotional.
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. Bertha is another example of unsavory foreignness in the novel. To start with, the devotion and confidence of St. As Rochester and Jane did overcome there obstacles there should be nothing to stop them living happily ever after. Jane helped him heal his wounds and confront with himself.
At one point, he subtly implies that he will be violent against Jane, perhaps raping her if she doesn't agree to be his mistress. Bertha occasionally escapes from her prison and wreaks havoc in the house; her last outburst involves setting fire to Thornfield and leaping to her own death. This is evident from her advice to Jane to forget the passionate emotions aroused by Mrs. Grace Poole Bertha's keeper at Thornfield who has a predilection for gin. Like Eliza, she shows no emotion following their mother's death. Towards the end of the novel a series of dramatic events change.
Jane is convinced that the haughty Miss Ingram would be a poor match for Mr. His final strength comes from his newfound humility. Jane's story begins at the home of her aunt and uncle, where, after her parents' deaths, she is emotionally and physically abused. Whenever Jane assumes something pleasant of Rochester, he always in some way manages to discourage her in thinking further. Jane refuses to become Mr. The spoiled darling of his mother, John constantly bullies Jane and is ultimately responsible for her confinement in the red-room at Gateshead. .
Miss Temple is presented as the foil to the cruel and stingy Mr. Rochester is constantly brooding and rejecting the darkness of his decision. You may know the legend of Odin, the king of the Norse gods, who traded one of his eyes in exchange for wisdom. Before Mr Rochester proposes to Jane, Bronte again builds up to a climax by creating a romantic setting. She was the first who wanted to preserve her self-respect, independence and self-sufficiency at every stage of her life.