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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

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Jane Eyre You can't judge a book by it's cover. In Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, we meet Jane Eyre, who finds her true love to be someone she is not attracted to. Jane is attracted to people who contain the same intellectual capacity as her, and has no regard for those who have only beauty and money to give. After attending an all girls seminary until she reached the age of eighteen, Jane advertises for a job as a governess, and receives one at an estate named Thornfield. This is where she meets, Rochester, the owner of the mansion, and her true love. ...read more.

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Jane understands that to have a true and loving relationship with someone, that both must have not looks, but a similarity in thought, and a like for the other's personality. Relationship's such as this are ones of quality that will last for a long time. Although Jane is not a beautiful women, she is able to find happiness and that is what's most important. Jane has no regard for the beautiful Miss Ingram, for she has no intellectual capacity. She is not jealous of her closeness to Rochester for she has no qualities to be jealous of. "She was very showy, but she was not genuine; she had a fine person, many brilliant attainments, but her mind was poor, her heart barren by nature..." ...read more.

Conclusion

"...there was another barrier to friendship with him: he seemed of a reserved, an abstracted, and even of a brooding nature...he did not appear to enjoy that mental serenity..." Jane never could of had a quality relationship with St. John for they wouldn't have been able to talk with each other, and they wouldn't have been able to truly love one another. It is because of Jane's decision to leave St. John due to a lack of soul likeness that allows her to marry someone for their personality. One of the purposes of this book is to make us realize that love comes from within the heart, and that beauty is actually only a bonus. When people fall in love with people for their personalities, the love is stronger and it will last longer. ...read more.

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