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In the schoolroom scene Charlotte Bront portrays the injustices suffered by Jane Eyre but expressing her pain through figurative language and illustrating her pain through a vivid image in the readers mind She also does this by using Mr Brocklehurst so that the audience can empathise with Jane and see the injustices in a better perspective The descriptions of Mr Brocklehursts clothes are illustrated in the readers mind shot orange and purple silk pelisses and a cloud of silvery plumage extended and waved below me This is to pursue the point of Mr Brocklehursts status and to let the reader know he is the superior of the two Plumage is perfectly used to introduce Mr Brocklehurst because a plumage associated with birds a peacock a bird that walks proudly and is conceited Bront has pushed this point across to the maximum to make sure the contrast between the rich and poor clothing is shown The effect of this is it showed one of the injustices to the audience I think Mr Brocklehursts attitude towards the students is affected by the opinions and influences of people who surround him In those days the rich and poor separated themselves from each other and did not socialise together Mr Brocklehurst uses his power as the head of the school to humiliate and patronize Jane Fetch that stool said Mr Brocklehurst pointing to a very high oneplace the child upon itI was only aware that they had hoisted me up to the height of Mr Brocklehursts nose To place Jane on a high stool in front of the whole class was embarrassing for her She was being publicly humiliated The effect of this is that it showed the audience what type of person Mr Brocklehurst really was I think he was smug and liked to abuse his power as a head teacher Charlotte Bront uses religious imagery to strengthen Mr Brocklehursts point God has graciously given her the shape
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