Good Vs Evil In Jane Eyre

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"Oh Jane! My hope-my love-my life!" broke in anguish from Rochester’s lips. Then came a deep, strong sob” Bronte 324. This quote, like the character Rochester, can be regarded two different ways, good vs evil. The good in the quote is evidentially the true love that bursts through the seams as Rochester utters these passionate words. But it also shows the evil of betrayal and reminds readers once again that Rochester hid his marriage from Jane. In the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Mr. Rochester comes into the story to help Jane find herself and companionship, that provides her with a place to call home. Two completely different sides of Rochester are shown as the novel progresses.

Rochester shows his soft side through his instinctive actions. When Rochester’s past is revealed, the audience learns that he is not Adele’s father. He steps in to be a father to an orphaned child, a challenge that many would not have
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First, before they fell in love, Rochester would boast about Blanche Ingram right to Jane’s face only to make her jealous. This caused so much pain inside of Jane, that she had to leave Thornfield. Jane has journeyed to multiple places in her life, and none of them have felt like home. But, once Rochester’s feelings are expressed and Jane falls helplessly under his spell, she finally feels at home. Rochester takes this feeling of home away in one terrible action. First, he puts an expectation with Jane that they can be happily married happily ever after. Then, he reveals that he is already married, and that his wife lives in the very same house. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agonized as in that hour left my lips; for never may you, like me, dread to be the instrument of evil to what you wholly love” (Bronte 327). This quote reveals the true hardship that Rochester put Jane in which caused me to realize how truly horrible he