18 jane eyre is written in first person point of view

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Gateshead and refusing to marry St John. 18.Jane Eyre is written in first person point-of-view. What challenges does that present for Charlotte Brontë? Why does she choose to have Jane narrate? 19. Assess St.John’s perspective on appearance, goals and manner. The first thing to explain about St. John Rivers is how to pronounce his first name, "St. John." It’s not "Saint John," although of course that’s what it means; it’s pronounced "SIN-jun." Don’t ask us why this is; the British have this thing about silly
Meena Rangan December 16, 2012 pronunciation. He’s not actually a saint, either – it’s just a weird first name – although he does think that he’s one of the elect. (Also, while we’re talking about names, it might be worth thinking about Jane’s two different cousins named John – John Reed and St. John Rivers – together for a moment.) St. John may not have been officially canonized as a saint yet, but he’s pretty convinced that he’s close to it. After all, he’s done some serious mortifying of the flesh in order to sacrifice all his desires and become a missionary in India. Mostly, this makes sense; he just isn’t happy living calm, normal domestic life. He has that drive that some people get to go out and prove themselves against strange challenges and unbearable odds. But there is one thing he hasn’t been able to stop himself from wanting: Miss Rosamond Oliver, the local wealthy beauty. She loves him, he loves her, her dad is OK with it – it should

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