English jane eyre paragraph edit (1) - Sophia Englehardt English G Paragraph edit Mrs Reeds bitterness and acridity towards Jane as a child do not

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Sophia Englehardt English, G Paragraph edit Mrs. Reeds bitterness and acridity towards Jane as a child do not affect Jane's abiding want to apologize for what little harm she had done. During Jane's first arrival at Gateshead while visiting her sick aunt, she introduces herself to Mrs. Reed and is immediately greeted with a livid response. Mrs. Reed is very sick so she's somewhat delirious of who she's talking to when she gets worked up after hearing the name Jane Eyre. She says to Jane, “What did they do with her at Lowood? The ever broke out there, and many of the pupils died. She, however, did not die: but I said she did—I wish she had died!” (345) Even to this day, as both Jane and her aunt have grown older, Jane is the only one that is mature and wise about their relationship, while Mrs. Reed continues to hold a bitter grudge while admitting that she wishes Jane has died at Lowood. Soon after, Jane asks why Mrs. Reed had disliked her so much and Mrs. Reed told her that she “had a dislike to her mother always; for she was my

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