Last Updated on October 26, 2018, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 314
- What does Jane learn about Miss Oliver from St. John?
- Why does St. John ask Jane to stop studying German?
- What is St. John like to study with?
- Why does Jane break down and cry during one of her lessons with St. John?
- Why does St. John propose to Jane?
- Under what conditions will Jane go to India?
- Why does Jane not want to marry St. John?
- Why does St. John not accept Jane’s conditions?
- What does Diana think about St. John’s proposal?
- What causes Jane to reject St. John’s final proposal?
- St. John tells Jane that Miss Oliver is engaged to be married to another man.
- St. John asks Jane to abandon German and study “Hindostanee” with him instead in order to help prepare him for his journey to India.
- Jane finds St. John to be a very stern and exacting person to study with.
- Jane was excited to receive a letter in the mail—thinking it would have information on Mr. Rochester’s well-being—and when it turns out to be a business letter, she cries in disappointment.
- St. John does not love Jane but feels that she has the proper personality for a missionary’s wife.
- Jane agrees to go to India with St. John only if she can go as his sister, not his wife.
- Jane does not want to marry St. John because she knows it will be a loveless marriage.
- St. John claims that he cannot take an unmarried young woman with him to India, as people will know he is not her real brother.
- Diana is glad that Jane rejected St. John’s proposal and tells Jane that it would be dangerous for her to go to India.
- Jane almost gives in to St. John but is stopped from accepting when she thinks she hears Mr. Rochester’s voice calling her name.
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