Jane Eyre Questions and Answers
by Charlotte Brontë

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Discuss the plot structure of Jane Eyre.

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This novel doesn't have a particularly complex plot structure.  It is autobiographical in the sense that it is told in first person and follows Jane's life from her youth to her happy marriage and life with Mr. Rochester. The structure is simple--it follows the stages of Jane's life from age 10 to her contented adult life.

The story begins when Jane is young and orphaned and living with some distateful  relatives; she spends little time there, then she is transferred to an orphanage.  We see her early days there, then she leaves to make her own...

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