Jane Eyre essay 1 - The commitment implicit in marriage is one of the fullest commitments within human society especially when that marriage is based in

Jane Eyre essay 1 - The commitment implicit in marriage is...

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The commitment implicit in marriage is one of the fullest commitments within human society, especially when that marriage is based in true love between both parties. In Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre , Rochester should be disliked in regards to his relationship with Bertha Mason and Jane, due to his lack of faithfulness, honesty and deceitfulness. Rochester’s deceit of Jane is unjust as well as extremely sacrilegious, and according to their faith could result in him being dammed to hell. Rochester backs this claim by saying: “I am little better than a devil at this 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, not only 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 everyone else living at Thornfield, shows his lack of judgement and responsibility. The idea of

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