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Ch 2: Jane Eyre Character Analysis & Quotes

About This Chapter

The Jane Eyre Character Analysis and Quotes chapter of this Jane Eyre Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study the characters and quotes introduced in this novel. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential characters and important quotes from Jane Eyre.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering Jane Eyre characters and quotes material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the notable quotes and characters from this novel. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the characters and key quotes from Jane Eyre
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual and auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Watch each video in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Jane Eyre Character Analysis and Quotes chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only the information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Jane Eyre Character Analysis and Quotes chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the key characters and quotes from Jane Eyre for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Detailed analysis of Jane Eyre as a character and her notable quotes
  • Review of the relevance and relationships of key characters, including Mr. Rochester, Bertha Mason, Mrs. Reed and Helen Burns
  • Discussion of the minor characters' roles in the story
  • Important quotes from the novel and their reflection of the storyline

12 Lessons in Chapter 2: Jane Eyre Character Analysis & Quotes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Character of Jane Eyre: Analysis & Quotes

1. The Character of Jane Eyre: Analysis & Quotes

This lesson analyzes Jane Eyre's status as one of the most iconic characters in English literature, including examining conflicting interpretations of Jane: tradition-bound Victorian woman or proto-feminist?

Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Concept

2. Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Concept

In this lesson, we'll briefly discuss the novel ''Jane Eyre'' and analyze the character of Mr. Rochester. Our focus will be on his character traits and his importance to the plot and themes of Charlotte Bronte's novel.

Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

3. Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

This lesson examines the character of Bertha Mason in Charlotte Bronte's 1847 masterpiece ''Jane Eyre''. The lesson analyzes Bertha Mason both as an image of horror and as a tragic figure, and explains why she is considered one of the most controversial characters of all time.

St. John Rivers in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

4. St. John Rivers in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

This lesson explores the lesser-known character of St. John Rivers in Charlotte Bronte's 1847 masterpiece 'Jane Eyre.' The lesson argues that it is through the character of St. John that Jane learns to embrace her passions and define her own morality.

Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

5. Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

This lesson is a description of the character Mrs. Reed in Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre'. Mrs. Reed, Jane's aunt, is a cold-hearted woman who favors her own children and treats Jane harshly as a child. Jane eventually forgives Mrs. Reed on her deathbed.

Helen Burns in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

6. Helen Burns in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

In this lesson, we will discuss Helen Burns from Charlotte Bronte's ''Jane Eyre.'' We will learn the important role that Helen plays in the story and in Jane's life, even though Helen is only part of a small section of the book.

The Reed Family in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

7. The Reed Family in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes

The Reed family are related to Jane Eyre by blood, but are consistently unkind to her. Mrs. Reed represents herself as a guardian of morals, but is self-deluding and cruel. In ''Jane Eyre'', the Reed family exemplify the snobbishness and hypocrisy of the English commercial classes.

Minor Characters in Jane Eyre: Analysis & Quotes

8. Minor Characters in Jane Eyre: Analysis & Quotes

In this lesson, we will examine minor characters in Charlotte Bronte's ''Jane Eyre.'' We will focus especially on Bessie, Mr. Brocklehurst, Miss Temple, Blanche Ingram, Adele, Grace Poole, Diana and Mary Rivers, and Rosamond Oliver.

Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 1

9. Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 1

In this lesson, we will journey through Volume I of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre by taking a close look at key quotes from this first portion of the book.

Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 2

10. Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 2

In this lesson, we will join Jane on her quest for a fulfilled life by taking a close look at key quotes from the second portion of the book. Volume 2, however, will not quench our thirst for answers, as a cliffhanger awaits us.

Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 3

11. Jane Eyre Quotes: Volume 3

In this lesson, we will traverse the final Volume of Charlotte Bronte's novel ''Jane Eyre'' by examining key quotes. It is in Volume 3 that we finally get the answers to our burning questions.

Jane Eyre Character List & Flashcards

Jane Eyre Character List & Flashcards

Are you currently reading Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, ''Jane Eyre''? This set of flashcards can help you review the main characters and settings of the novel.

Chapter Practice Exam
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