Jane Eyre

A character sketch of Jane, the main character in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre.

This paper shows how Jane’s character develops and strengthens throughout the novel. The writer explains that Jane is faced with many difficulties while attending Lowood School that force her to strengthen her resolve to persevere in spite of many obstacles. Some of these obstacles are mentioned and discussed.
“At the novels opening Jane Eyre is subjected to various cruelties by Mrs. Reed leading her to renounce her family and hope for the relative escape of Lowood School. Jane is aware that she has little other chance for escape because her social standing as an orphan leaves little options for her future and welfare. While a male can easily strike off on his own, an orphaned female’s only options for escape are education at an acceptable school for females or through marriage.”