Jane Eyre Essay | Jane Eyre

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Jane Eyre

Summary: Explains how Bronte's words reveal the unpleasantness of Mr Brocklehurst in Jane Eyre.
Through Mr Brocklehurst, Charlotte Bronte expresses what wrongs the false apprehension of Christianity can lead to. Being a clergyman, Brocklehurst looks after the school and was expected to educate and bring up the children as the master. However, by using excuses like making the children suffer like "the sufferings of primitive Christians",and making them "hardy, patient and self - denying,"he starves them and insists on them being cold, uncomfortable, hungry and sickly. He may feel that it is his duty as a clergyman to do this but Bronte points out how un - Christian his actions are.

Brocklehurst's insistence on giving the girls burnt porridge rather than bread and cheese in order to "starve their vile bodies but feed their immortal souls" show exactly how unpleasant and cruel he is. His actions are almost dehumanising and even the fact that two girls had "two clean tuckers...

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