Matthew Fairhurst Jane Eyre coursework 18th June 2003
Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, explores the quality or life in a society that does not favour equality. In this text the author uses several techniques to create sympathy for the character.
Bronte uses emotive language to describe how she feels such as “ nibbed fingers “ and “heart saddened”
Bronte also uses imagery to relate to Jane’s feelings and emotions “sombre” and “dismal”
Social context in this novel makes you feel sorry for Jane as she was at a young age
“I was but ten”
And she had no money or anything of value left by her dead parents “you have no money; your father left you none.
Jane’s personality make you feel for her as she couldn’t help what happened to her, she feels that it isn’t fair and society is treating her unjustly.
Charlotte Bronte helps create sympathy for Jane by using several techniques.
Bronte uses settings to describe Jane’s feelings and she also uses emotive language to create sympathy.