What is the central conflict in Jane Eyre?
Jane Eyre is an example of a female hero's journey. In order for the plot to resolve Jane must find herself by following a path to independence. She ends up with Rochester only after she has found herself. She can return to him knowing that she has gained independence and so their relationship can be mutual without one depending on the other.
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Jane Eyre is the main character of the book of the same name by Charlotte Bronte published in 1847. The book Jane Eyre is basically telling you to be true to your decisions… and something good will always come out of it. Charlotte Bronte died at age 38 and published her books under pseudonyms.
"Jane Eyre" is a classic British novel published in 1847 by Charlotte Bronte, under the pseudonym Currer Bell. In the book, the title character is a plain, quiet orphan who li…ves with her wealthy but cruel aunt and cousins, who torment her to no end. At a young age, she is practically disowned by her spiteful aunt and sent to a cold, disease-ridden boarding school, where she soon finds that she has a love of learning. By the time she turns eighteen, she is a teacher at the boarding school, and decides to find a job as a governess, which is basically a mix between a tutor and nanny that lived with the child's family. She is hired by a woman named Mrs. Fairfax, and moves into Thornfield Hall, the ominous estate her student, a little French girl names Adele, lives in. She learns that Mrs. Fairfax is the housekeeper, and that Adele the ward of the master of the house, the mysterious and rich Mr. Rochester. At first, Mr. Rochester strikes Jane as brooding and cruel, but as the two grow closer to one another, she and her employer begin to fall in love. He proposes, but on the day of the wedding, it is revealed that he is already married to a woman her does not love who went insane, and to keep her out of a mental asylum, where she would be mistreated, he stowed her away in the attic of Thornfield Hall. Jane, heartbroken, runs away from Thornfield Hall, where after weeks of wandering without food, money, or water, she is taken in by a family consisting of two sisters, Diana and Mary, and their stoic older brother, St. John. St. John gives Jane a job as a teacher in the nearby village, and as he plans to go to India to be a missionary, asks Jane to marry him so she can come too. Jane, not being in love with St. John, refuses, and decides to go back to Mr. Rochester. She finds out that there was a fire at Thornfield Hall, and that in this fire Mr. Rochester's wife died, not to mention he lost his sight. She finds his new home, and after reconciling, they get married and live happily ever after. It's a really good book, one of my favorites, and I recommend you read it.
The war between passion and responsibility. In this book Jane Eyre faces a conflict between her true love and her moral responsibility to God that torments her and becomes the… most important and intriguing conflict in the book. When Jane Eyre learns on her wedding day that her true love, Mr. Rochester, already has a wife, she is faced with a conflict between her love for this man and her need to be happy and her moral duty to God to obey the law of the church that recognizes only one marriage. She is tempted almost beyond her will to resist to simply abandon her moral responsibility and become Rochester's mistress. On one hand, Jane had found for the first time in her life a true affection that made her feel a sense of belonging, safety, and love. On the other hand, by embracing this affection, she would lose her soul in the eyes of God. Jane is devastated by this conflict and almost destroyed by it. Because of this, she abandons the security of Thornfield Hall and is almost killed by starvation. She finds a new life but is tormented in dreams and in every private moment by the thought of her loss. However, she is also strengthened by this conflict. Jane is forced to realize that she has an inner strength that sustains her and the she does not need anyone else. She is also made more pure and, therefore, more self-confident by the fact that she could resist the greatest of all temptations and remain pure. The independence that she gains as a result of this conflict ultimately allows her to marry Rochester. She had always shunned his worshipful attention such as his long drawn-out compliments before, but after the conflict is resolved, she is not bothered by this attention because she has finally earned it. Therefore, the conflict between love and duty to God may have weakened Eyre almost to the point of death, but it also strengthened he and allowed her to find true happiness. http://www.gradesaver.com/jane-eyre/study-guide/major-themes/
Jane is a simple but strong, independent, English woman
Jane Eyre is portrayed as a small, plain faced, intelligent and honest orphan. Although she is not beautiful and is almost rejected by her surroundings, she triumphs succesful…ly as an accomplished woman in the society.Jane is educated, a pianist and a good artist. Jane experiences an almost tormenting childhood but later emerges as a fully ambitious and independent young lady. Most importantly she is described as a white woman, where Mr. Rochester and Miss Ingram are dark and brown complexioned, as is Bertha Mason.
Jane Eyre is a novel about the struggling life of an orphaned girl'Jane Eyre' who lives in her childhood till the age of 12 with her aunt and cousins who ill-treated her.Later… on she was send to a school for orphaned girls where she spent her life first as a student and then as a teacher.Later on she applied for a job of governess of a little girl.Later on she falls in love with the owner of the mansion in which she worked as a governess,called Mr Rochester then they got married. and Yusra Sharif wrote this
The main moral conflict in Jane Eyre is whether or not she should leave Mr. Rochester when she finds out he is married. SHe loves him with all her heart, and she understands t…hat she would not be offending any one else by staying with him, but it is so much against everything that she believes in, that she is deeply conflicted. In the end, she realizes that she would never be happy if she stayed with him against her morals.
John Eyre was Jane's uncle who was a trader in Madeira who came finding for Jane when she was at Lowood.
his cousin, he was Ms.Reed's oldest son
Johm Eyre is Jane's uncle. Although he is never seen as a characher in the story, Jane inharets 20,000 pounds, which in our time is near 2 million dollars.
In the book Jane Eyre, one of the main points of the book is also Jane Eyre's largest conflict. This conflict was not with others, but with herself and her culture. Jane Eyre …believed that she and God were the only ones that could determine where she would go in life. Her society believed that social-class meant and determined everything - including who you will marry and spend the rest of your life with. She felt that this was wrong and that people should not be displayed solely by their appearance or by their economic-status but by their individual worth. Throughout the novel she defied the Victorian Era's ideals. When she finally found true love with Mr. Rochester, she knew that she had to separate from him because he was acting immorally in her eyes. Even though Jane discovered something that would bring her much pleasure, she turned away from what she knew was wrong. This displays Jane's character, one that believes in morals and what is correct rather than what would please her or her culture the most. Other examples are when Jane left Lowood School and the school near Moor House. Despite her comfort there, she knew she had to leave for greater purposes. The last example is that Jane worked for what she needed. Instead of marrying off to a rich man, she earned a living for herself. This example displays that Jane believed in doing was what right and in working hard. What a reader of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre may learn from her book is that true love, real happiness, and complete morals are what life is made of. Bronte depicts people of the Victorian Era as empty and incomplete, because they are focused on wealth and appearance. She rises up against her culture's "perfectness" and says that it is false, no matter what the consequences were to herself.
John is Jane's uncle who lives in Madeira.
John Reed who she lives with from chapter 1 to 5. He bullies her since she's an orphan and depends on the Reed family.
Certainly, she"s a good-girl character, not a femme Fatal or some sort of well, female gangster type. Lead man Rochester ( not the Jack Benny character!) sort of vacillates be…tween a tough guy, heel, and Good guy, they obviously see too much of each other, and there is a morbid air of captivity to the whole narrative.