Themes and Characters

(Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults)

Jane, the main character of Jane Eyre, is sensitive and passionate, intelligent and reflective. As a child, she is keenly aware of her...

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Characters

(Novels for Students)

Still from the film Jane Eyre, starring Joan Fontaine as Jane Eyre and Orson Welles as Edward Rochester. Published by Gale Cengage

Bessie
A woman who is the "nurse" at Mrs. Reed's house, Gateshead Hall, Bessie helps take care of the Reed children...

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