On Jane's first day at Morton, how many of her students could read?
At the first day of her teaching at the village school in Morton, Jane Eyre learns that only three of her twenty students can read. She records:
I had twenty scholars. But three of the number can read: none write or cipher.
Jane had been forewarned that her students would be the children of poor cottagers, so she is prepared for a challenge. Nevertheless, she notes that she feels...
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