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Blanche Ingram Villain Blanche Ingram is the most important woman other than Jane Eyre in the novel Arguably she is the most important antagonist in this book It is difficult to fathom how an absolutely horrid conceited venal apathetic creature could be so vital to the book but take her away the motivation conflict and character itself crumbles Consider this synopsis Jane Eyre has not yet come to terms with her love with Mr Rochester Mr Rochester is so infatuated with Jane that he can not contain himself and is ready to proclaim his love at any moment Mr Rochester must somehow occupy himself until he is certain of Janes fervent love for him and what better way to test this than with jealousy This feminine competitive jealousy can only be achieved by bringing in the stereotypical perfect woman of the epoch This woman is Blanche Ingram Blanche produces enough tumult to spark Jane to get over her reticence and speak out to Rochester of the love she feels for him A second scenario Jane loves Mr Rochester in her heart She only needs something some happenstance where she can break through her reserve and coyness to express her feelings Mr Rochester brings to Thornfield a party of guests all elegantly appareled and socially sophisticated Hesitantly Jane reaches the drawing room where she and Adele wait for the party to enter The ladies all come in first gathered together and chatting when they notice Adele and Jane The ladies swoon over Adele while Jane sits on the side inspecting and criticizing each lady as she passes by No one is unpleasant to her and no one seems to grab Mr Rochesters attention which puts Jane at ease Jane is content and almost enjoying herself while she participates in some activities and becomes amiable toward the party This is an extreme fairytale-like revision without Blanche There is no hostility no conflict no pain but
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