From Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, analyze Jane's character development in chapters 18-24.

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In chapter XVIII, Jane is faced with her female competition, Miss Ingram and the social class above her. She also boldly reveals her love for her employer by saying:

"I have told you, reader, that I had learned to love Mr. Rochester; I could not unlove him now, merely because I found that he had ceased to notice me--"

This is the chapter that she tells herself to accept her position in life and that Mr. Rochester will marry Miss. Ingram. These events portray Jane as passionately young and naive, but also doing her best to cope logically with the...

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