Jane Eyre Essay | Rochester in "Jane Eyre"

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Rochester in "Jane Eyre"

Summary: Charlotte Bronte creates a conventional hero in the character in Mr. Rochester in "Jane Eyre." This traditional portrayal has a twist in that Mr. Rochester has a dark, secretive side.
To what extent has Bronte created a conventional romantic hero in the character of Mr. Rochester?

Mr Rochester has great importance in the book Jane Eyre. This is why throughout the book his character has a lot of emphasis on. His character begins to develop where Mrs Fairfax describes him, forming impressions to Jane and the reader before we meet him. This builds up suspense in the novel as the reader begins anticipating what he will really be like.

In some ways, he is described to be a traditional romantic hero by Mrs Fairfax. She says "he has a gentleman's tastes and habits" and that "he has always been respected." However, as Jane's curiosity tempts her to ask further questions regarding him it is noticed that Mrs Fairfax is trying to hide something. She tends to hold back and speak with hesitation. This is seen when...

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