Last Updated on October 26, 2018, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 286
- Why must Jane exit the coach?
- Why doesn’t Jane have any food or money?
- What does Jane try to use in place of money?
- Why are people suspicious of Jane when she tries to beg?
- What are the occupations of Diana, Mary, and St. John Rivers?
- Why is the Rivers family staying at Moor House?
- Why is Jane upset with Hannah?
- Why must the Rivers children work for a living?
- What does Jane tell the Rivers family her name is?
- What does Jane ask St. John for?
- Jane had to exit the coach because she did not have the money to go farther.
- Jane spent all her money paying the coach driver and then accidentally left her sack of provisions in the coach.
- Jane attempts to sell her gloves and handkerchief to a woman for some bread, but they are not accepted.
- People find Jane’s begging suspicious because she is wearing fine clothes and is clearly educated.
- Diana and Mary are governesses, while St. John Rivers is a parson.
- The Rivers family is staying at Moor House temporarily because it was the home of their father, who very recently died.
- Jane is upset that Hannah acted so uncharitably toward Jane when she thought she was a beggar. Jane tells Hannah that her behavior was unchristian, and Hannah agrees.
- The Rivers must work for a living because their father lost his fortune on a bad business deal and left nothing for them to inherit.
- Jane introduces herself as “Jane Elliott.” Though she refuses to tell them her real name, she does admit that “Jane Elliott” is an alias.
- Jane asks St. John to help her find work so that she can support herself.
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