Chapters 7-10 Questions and Answers
- What does Mr. Brocklehurst say to Miss Temple about the burnt porridge?
- What does Helen say to comfort Jane after Mr. Brocklehurst makes her stand on the stool?
- What contributes to the outbreak of typhus at Lowood?
- Why isn’t Jane worried when she learns that Helen has consumption?
- What does Helen believe about death?
- What changes are made at Lowood after the typhoid epidemic?
- How has Jane’s personality changed in her eight years at Lowood?
- What prompts Jane to want to leave Lowood?
- Who from Gateshead visits Jane at Lowood?
- Who is John Eyre?
- He chastises her for giving the girls bread and cheese instead of forcing them to eat the burnt porridge.
- Helen tells Jane that Mr. Brocklehurst is disliked by the girls and that they would only have disliked Jane if he had given her special preference.
- The unsanitary conditions at the school coupled with its damp and swampy location prove to be a breeding ground for disease. That the girls are unhealthy and undernourished makes...
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