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Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, shows an enormous amount of relevance to the Victorian era while establishing the Victorian respect for high standards of decorum and moral conduct.The main character Jane Eyre proves by the results of her moral choices that in Victorian society the idea that women who wanted to gain various rewards would need to obtain the patience to wait for these rewards to come to them to be true.Jane’s firmness to refuse the offer from Mr. Rochester to become his mistress, the integrity and compassion for her family which she shows in her decision to split her inheritance with the Rivers(her cousins), and the unconditional love she feels for Mr. Rochester which leads her back to him in the end all exemplify this idea.
On the day Jane is to become Mr. Rochester’s bride she in at the apex of her hopes and dreams.Yet, as they approach the altar she once again is thrusted toward the deepest point of despair when the fact that Mr. Rochester already possessed a bride is ultimately exposed.Overwhelmed with emotions Jane is torn between her passion for Mr. Rochester and her own moral conscience.She comes to the conclusion that she must leave Thornfield at once.Jane confronts Mr. Rochester with her plans to leave Thornfield and his passion quickly transforms into aggression.Jane, fearing Mr. Rochester would lose respect for her and not desiring to be forced to live a sinful, degraded life as his mistress, slips away from Thornfield that very night.Although the thought of leaving her beloved Mr. Rochester wrenches at her heart her faith envelops her and pushes her onward.Leaving Thornfield with only a parcel which she accidentally forgets in the coach she is constrained to begging.Jane, almost at the point of facing death, knocks on the Rivers door begging for a little food and some shelter for the night.Refused by the housekeeper Jane stands out in the rain when all of a s

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