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The red room in Jane Eyre can represent a lot of things but it is used more as a way of preparing the reader for themes of the book.

The red room shows Jane Eyre as a Gothic Novel as it has many gothic descriptions such as the old furniture in the room , the ghosts and the fact Mr Reed died in that room. The room is also used as a symbol of Jane's confinement at Gateshead, she is trapped there and longs to leave. The red room is also often associated with hell, the colour red, she can't get out, associated with death, ghosts, it's a punishment etc. One of the most important uses of the red room is how it links Jane with Bertha from later on it the book and causes the reader to sympathize with Bertha as maybe it was not her fault she was locked up.

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John Reed had hit Jane for reading his book (as Jane Eyre is a dependent according to him and shouldn't be reading their books ) and as a punishment he threw that book at her which caused her to have a cut on her head. In that anger Jane hit John and Mrs.Reed was agitated by her action and locked her up inside the red room.

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She didn't do anything but John Reed hates her so he decides to tell on her. He lies to Mrs. Reed, saying that Jane hurt him. So Mrs. Reed comes and asks Bessie to lock her in the red-room for hurting John Reed.

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