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What is vengeance in Jane Eyre, chapter 4?

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Jane will soon be on her way from Gateshead to begin her new life at school. As one can imagine, Jane is mightily relieved that she will soon be shot of the loathsome Mrs. Reed and her revolting brood, who've made Jane's life an absolute misery ever since she arrived.

But before she can leave, Jane has to endure the ordeal of an interview with the stern, puritanical Mr. Brocklehurst, supervisor of Lowood School. He tests Jane on her knowledge of sin, hell, and the Bible, and is positively scandalized to learn that Jane regards the Psalms as "not...

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