Jane Eyre Chpt 12

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  • Jane Eyre chpt 12
    • Page 129/130 Jane’s rant about a women’s position is Bronte’s view
      • “if they seek to do more or learn more than custom has pronounced necessary for their sex” pg 130
        • Women in the 19th century should of had more rights
    • “It was a fine, calm day, though very cold” pg 130
      • Symbolises Rochester’s arrival
    • “Nothing ever rode the Gytrash: it was always alone; and goblins, to my notions, though they might tenant the dumb carcases of beasts, could scarce covet shelter in the commonplace human form” pg 133
      • Jane as an adult is still superstitious
        • Still can’t control her passion
    • “Man and horse were down; they had slipped on the sheet of ice” pg 133
      • Symbolic of Rochester
        • Ice
          • Cold
            • Hostile
    • Description of Rochester pg 134 seems like a Gothic Villian
    • “I came. ‘Excuse me,’ he continued; necessity compels me to make you useful.’ He laid a heavy hand on my shoulder” pg 136
      • Show women can be useful
      • Symbolises Jane and Rochester’s relationship - relying on each other
      • Foreshadows when Rochester become dependent on Jane at the end of novel


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