Jane Eyre Chpt 14

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  • Jane Eyre chpt 14
    • “He lifted up the sable waves of hair which lay horizontally over his brow, and showed a solid enough mass of intellectual organs, but an abrupt deficiency where the suave sign of benevolence should have risen” pg 154
      • Rochester is not forgiving or fair
      • Reflects the bionic/villainous hero
    • “I am not a general philanthropist;but I bear a conscience"
      • Foreshadows Rochester trying to save Bertha
        • Shows he has a conscience
    • “I envy you your peace of mind, your clean conscience, your unpolluted memory
      • Definition of a gothic heroine
    • “I am not a villain” pg 159
      • Hints of his villainous ways
      • Hints of his past
    • “‘Possibly: yet why should I, if I can get sweet, fresh pleasure? And I may get it as sweet and fresh as the wild honey the bee gathers at the moor’” pg 160
      • Rochester won’t do the right thing
      • Symbolises what he did to Bertha
    • “‘I see at intervals the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage’” pg 162
      • Rochester’s description of Jane sums her up because she’s trapped
    • Conversations between Jane and Rochester have the conventions of ‘Beauty and the Beast'
  • Hints of his villainous ways


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