Jane Eyre

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Jane Eyre The way in which society tries to live today goes hand in hand with the quote "What really matters is on the inside, not the outside", which is often repeated, maybe because people want everyone to feel equal and no one inferior or maybe because a person just wants to feel better about his or herself so this statement is said. The story "Jane Eyre" completely contradicts this quote, especially during the social extravaganza, which was put on by Mr. Rochester and the Thornfield workers. The main goal during the era in which the book "Jane Eyre" took place was to be wealthy so you could be a part of all the so called finer things in life such as nice clothing, jewelry, money, large mansions, and so on. The social extravaganza which took place at Mr. Rochester's mansion contributed to the meaning of the book by helping explain the characters, setting, and plot of the story "Jane Eyre". During this social long lasting party, thirteen ladies and gentlemen came to stay at the Thornfield mansion along with Mr. Rochester, Jane and rest of the servants in the mansion not including the ladies and gentlemen's servants whom they would bring along for their own purposes. There were eight women and five men. The women, Mrs. Eshton, Amy and Louisa Eshton, lady Lynn, Mrs. Colonel Dent, Lady Ingram, Blanch and Mary Ingram were all dressed very nicely. They all walked lightly with buoyancy. The men, Henry and Frederick Lynn, Colonel Dent, Mr. Eshton, and Lord Ingram all looked of wealth. Mrs. Blanch Eshton played a role in the contribution of this social get together in the form of a bride to be. She and Mr. Rochester were preparing for marriage. In hearing that Mr. Rochester and Blanch Ingram were to be married, Jane insis... ... middle of paper ... ...onship of Mary and Diana probably suit to be the best situation for Jane yet. Jane then moves into another small cottage where she is quite happy until she decides to go back to Mr. Rochester, the walls which seem to best suit Jane. Upon arriving at Thornfield, Jane feels that she can now stay with Mr. Rochester because the circumstances have changed. Mrs. Rochester has now died and the confining walls of Thornfield have burnt down so Jane can live happily the way she wants because all the walls are now down. I liked this specific criticism about "The Function of Setting in Jane Eyre" because it helps explain what goes on in Jane's mind and how she feels and adapts to each situation, which she finds herself. The criticism summarizes the setting of each location in which Jane is in and how mentally and physically she feels about being within the walls of each.

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