Analysis Of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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In numerous families, children are expected to live up to the expectations set by their parents and or relatives. Often times, these expectations are portrayed as being achievable because of the fact their relatives had been able to complete the tasks laid before them in the past. Being able to complete and meet these expectations, causes the child to be seen and regarded as honorable by not only their family, but by society. Unsurprisingly, life does not always go as intended. The pressure to appear honorable by one 's family and society can drive the child to lengths they have never been or reached before in order to keep up and not fail. If the child does not fulfil the wishes of their family, they are often known as being dishonorable. The humiliation of knowing to have let down one 's family can make the child do irreversible things and act inappropriately. Jane Eyre, a novel by Charlotte Bronte, demonstrates the hardships of an orphan girl once tormented by her kindred, and how she grew to become an independent and kind wife, mother, and woman. This young maiden by the name of Jane Eyre was raised by the Reed family, which consisted of Sarah Reed, John Reed, Georgiana Reed, and Eliza Reed. Out of the three children of Sarah Reed, John Reed had been the child with the heaviest expectations laid on him. With the expectation to uphold a decent job that would make him well regarded in society and take care of the Reed household, John Reed gave into the pressure. The
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