Hindsight - Hindsight To fully know ones self and to be...

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Hindsight To fully know one’s self and to be able to completely understand and interpret all actions and experiences one goes through is difficult enough. However, analyzing and interpreting the thoughts and feelings of another human being is in itself on an entirely different level. In the novel Jane Eyre, its namesake makes a decision to reject her one true love in favor of moral decency. Certain aspects of the novel discredit the validity of Jane’s choice. The truthfulness of Jane’s reason to leave Mr. Rochester can be questioned because Jane Eyre narrates the novel herself. She therefore, can exaggerate or warp any details in regard to her feelings at any present time in the past, as well as her true intentions or fears. At several points in the book Jane chooses to avoid going into detail because the subject is too painful or would be of no interest to the reader. Such painful memories may have an influence on her development as a child and would give further insight into her personality, weaknesses and strength. Although Jane has a stringent moral Christian upbringing, she has a great deal of pride and cares about the opinions of others around her. When
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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Hindsight - Hindsight To fully know ones self and to be...

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