Gender roles in Jane Eyre copy - Gender roles in Jane Eyre Imagine leaving your child in the care of people you trust you would expect that your

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Gender roles in Jane EyreImagine leaving your child in the care of people you trust, you would expect that yourchild would be taken care of regardless of how long it takes you to return. In the story, Jane Eyre,the author, Charlotte Brontë, narrates the story of a young, orphaned girl named Jane Eyre, wholives with her aunt’s family, the Reeds. Jane is tormented by her cousin, John, which is allowedby Mrs. Reed, who dislikes Jane. Throughout the book, Brontë reinforced traditional gender rolesthrough the use of Jane’s experiences. In a specific part of the story, Jane is about to marry Mr. Rochester when she finds outthat Mr. Rochester is already married. Brontë presents the traditional gender roles through Mr.Rochester’s actions. Mr. Rochester refuses to allow his first wife, Bertha Mason, ruin hismarriage with Jane; so he describes Bertha as someone who is mentally ill. “What it was,whether beast or human being, one could not, at first sight, tell: it groveled, seemingly, on all

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