How far in portraying Janes character does Charlotte Bronte present her as a lonely Cinderella and an exploited victim?

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How far in portraying Jane’s Character does Charlotte Bronte present her as a lonely Cinderella and an exploited victim?

Jane is represented as an exploited victim and a lonely Cinderella in a number of ways throughout the first four chapters of the book. It comes with the way Bronte writes as Jane being the narrator but also in the way the events in Jane’s childhood unfold. There are many incidents where the reader pities and feels for Miss Eyre that is continuous throughout the book.

A key point of isolation for Jane is following the incident with John Reed where she is locked within the Red Room. Bronte tells the reader this outright as if coming from Jane as narrator in relfection. She states that “I was discord in Gateshead hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs Reed or her children” this shows to the reader the get lengths that the family have taken to exile her. Although being brought up by this family they are decided on despising her to the point of non-existence. Furthering this Jane proposes that they regarded her as “ a useless thing incapable of serving their interest” here she is almost portrayed as a toy that a young child has grown out of or began to find tedious.

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Moreover here wish to be isolated from her current situation is paramount. Bronte makes the reader feel sympathy for this poor lowly creature, who is defenceless against those obstacles that stand in the way of her happiness. She wishes for nothing more to leave this place but she seems to be forever chained to unhappiness. However when the opportunity presents itself of escape she jumps at it. “ If I had anywhere else to go I should be glad to leave; but I cannot leave until I am a woman” Bronte here focuses on the oppression she has a woman ...

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