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Jane Eyre Theme Essay The theme in “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte is morality, anyone who lives with integrity can always find a sense of love and belonging by establishing their own happiness despite their circumstances. Jane Eyre’s story begins when she is an orphaned and uneducated ten-year-old girl, and follows her as she grows to an educated young woman of nineteen. From the very start of her story, Jane is an outsider to her Aunt Reed and her cousins. Her cousins, especially John Reed, taunt and hurt Jane without suffering the consequences of their actions, while Jane is treated as the culprit for household scuffles and as a burden to her caretaker. The only person who treats Jane with kindness and respect is the maid, Bessie. Bessie’s kindness can perhaps be attributed to Jane’s reciprocated kindness and respect towards her. Throughout the story, she acts with prudence and humility which only grows stronger in her difficulties because she sticks to her morals despite how difficult her circumstances might be. Eventually she gets married

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