scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,723
Charlotte Bronte created the novel Jane Eyre with an overriding theme of love The emotional agony that the main character experiences throughout the novel stem from the treatment received as a child loss of loved ones and economic hardships To fill these voids Jane longs for love Ironically Jane rejects affection at some point throughout the novel though it is that which she seeks Her painful childhood experiences create an emotional center derived from this pain Thus she views love as consuming and it is not a high priority in Janes life She accepts the fact that she will probably live her life in lonelinessFrom the onset of the novel we view the world through the eyes of Jane a young penniless orphan At the beginning of the story she is under the care of her widowed aunt Mrs Reed At the Reed household Jane is neglected and mistreated with favoritism being given only to the three obnoxious Reed children Jane begins her struggle for love here at Gateshead Her temper and self-will become apparent there She stands up for herself not only to her cousins but to Mrs Reed as well You think I have no feelings and that I can do without one bit of love or kindness but I cannot live so and you have no pity Bronte 45 Her early life at Gateshead proved to be a rather traumatic period in Janes life Jane dared commit no fault she strove to fulfill every duty she was termed naughty and tiresome sullen and sneaky from morning to noon and from noon to night Bronte 22 Trying to act in accordance with Mrs Reed and the Reed children never purposely committing a fault Jane was continuously naughty in Mrs Reeds eye Living a childhood such as Janes one would expect a self-willed and rebellious personality to emerge I was a discord at Gateshead Hall I was like nobody thereIf they did not love
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA