He eventually recovers sight enough to see their newborn son. Brocklehurst hypocritically espouses Christian morals in his evangelical sermons and then treats the students at Lowood with disrespect and cruelty. Because of his great affection for his sister Jane's mother , Mr. An impressive scholar, a model of ladylike behavior and a compassionate person, Miss Temple is a positive role model for Jane. Mason and a lawyer declare that Mr. Much like a Byronic hero, Rochester is not afraid to ignore social conventions when he falls in love with Jane. He proves to be a very abrupt and mysterious employer, who talks to Jane about his mistresses, telling her he needs her to reform him.
Rochester lost a hand and his eyesight. He created the idea of the hero being a tragic figure who is born to desire something that they will never accomplish. An additional feature of the Byronic hero lies in a dark secret from his past. Rochester, Bertha began to spiral into madness and violence shortly after their marriage. Before Jane leaves, however, she confronts Mrs. The novel tells the story of Jane, a young orphaned girl, who grows to be a rebellious, independent thinker that follows her heart regardless of what society expects of her.
When Jane Eyre was published about ten years later, it was purportedly written by Jane, and called Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, with Currer Bell Brontë merely as editor. Her alcohol-induced lapses allow Bertha to escape from the third floor and perpetrate various crimes in the house, including the eventual fire that destroys Thornfield and maims Rochester. When he later learns of Mr. Jane is convinced that the haughty Miss Ingram would be a poor match for Mr. Married to an insane Creole woman, Bertha Mason, Rochester sought solace for several years in the arms of mistresses. To Jane, Rochester represents the temptation of passion over reason.
For instance, when he first met Bertha Mason, his immediate attraction to her lavish qualities resulted in their tragic marriage. Fruthermore when Bertha sets the house on fire, Rochester neglects his own safety in trying to save her. Reed and her daughters, Georgiana and Eliza, that they are the ones who are deceitful, and that she will tell everyone at Lowood how cruelly the Reeds treated her. This thought, accompanied by the morning light on the wall, convince Jane that she sees a ghostly vision from another world. Having thus symbolically paid for his sins, Rochester is now guided morally and is repentant. In the creation of the characters of Mr. For example, she does not marry Mr Rochester because he is already married, although his wife is deranged.
These actions create the image of a really interesting man that cares about her and treats her as an equal, Jane Eyre becomes madly in. I began sometimes to pray: very brief prayers they were, but very sincere. That would be asking why people fall in love. Distantly related to the Rochesters, Mrs. John's life could have been more meaningful if he had ever accepted love. Jane forms close relationships with her student, Adele Varens, and the housekeeper, Mrs.
Rochester is stern, rude, and demanding and has a dark and somewhat mysterious personality. As a young orphan, Jane is sent to live with her uncle, who dies soon after her arrival. But a firm British education erases all of these negative characteristics, and by the end of the novel Adèle has become a docile, pleasant companion for Jane. Reed only keeps Jane on because it was the dying wish of her late husband, Jane's maternal uncle. Rosamond ultimately marries the wealthy Mr. Reed that Jane should be sent to school, an idea Mrs. Dying in Jane's arms, Helen looks forward to peace in heaven and eventual reunion with Jane.
Jane remembers that before his death, her uncle, Mr. Jane then returns to Thornfield to find only blackened ruins. She wants to marry Rochester because of love. An additional feature of the Byronic hero lies in a dark secret from his past. As a governess at Thornfield, she learns of the pleasures and pains of love through her relationship with Edward Rochester.
And yet, Brontë still published as Currer Bell, a man. Rochester's past includes his mad wife, Bertha whom he married purely for her looks, and who now lives in the attic of Thornfield. Rochester because she is concerned about the differences in age and social class. Do I ever let you down? Jane refuses to be his next mistress and runs away before she's tempted to agree. Helen Burns dies, and Jane weathers a typhoid epidemic at the school. She constantly humiliates and punishes Helen Burns. Her description agrees with the traits usually related to a Byronic hero.