Jane Eyre Struggles

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The eponymous character in Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre faces many struggles during her life, the largest being the struggle against the John and Mrs. Reed that defines her early years. At the beginning of the novel, John Reed torments Jane, causing her to struggle against him and ultimately be punished. John physically abuses Jane, hitting her and flinging a book at her for no reason (10). When Jane fights back, John yells, causing Jane to be punished and initiating another struggle, one against Mrs. Reed. After years of being forced to raise Jane, Mrs. Reed is resentful of her and frequently excludes her from the family. Finally, Jane has had enough and before the she leaves for the Lowood School, she has one final struggle against
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