Discuss Jane's one real concern about venturing away from Lowood in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

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In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Jane must confront two situations that will affect her residence at Lowood. First, Miss Temple—Jane's friend and mentor—marries and moves away. Her departure makes Jane realize how much she not only depended upon Miss Temple, but to what extent Jane's attitudes and perceptions of the world she inhabits have come from Miss Temple.

From the day she left I was no longer the same: with her was gone every settled feeling, every association that had made Lowood in some degree a home to me. I had imbibed from her something of her nature and much of her habits...

When Miss Temple departs as bride to the Rev. Mr. Nasmyth, Jane realizes that she is not happy at Lowood. She wishes fervently to be free:

I desired liberty; for liberty I gasped; for liberty I uttered a prayer...

Once Jane reconciles herself to the changes taking place around and within her, she grows concerned as to how she...

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