The commitment implicit in marriage is one of the fullest commitments within humansociety, especially when that marriage is based in true love between both parties. In CharlotteBronte’sJane Eyre,Rochester should be disliked in regards to his relationship with BerthaMason and Jane, due to his lack of faithfulness, honesty and deceitfulness. Rochester’s deceit ofJane is unjust as well as extremely sacrilegious, and according to their faith could result in himbeing dammed to hell. Rochester backs this claim by saying: “I am little better than a devil atthis moment; and, as my pastor there would tell me, deserve no less fire and deathless warm”(p. 296). Rochester’s willingness to go against his religion shows an extreme lack of faith, notonly is bigamy a terrible sin, but deceit and lying to Jane is also a terrible, and unforgiveable,act.Rochester housing Bertha in the unethical environment that he does, endangering
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