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Jane Eyre Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Bessie - This character is a slim and pretty nurse who is regarded by the protagonist as the most sympathetic figure in the Reed household.

Mr. Brocklehurst - This character is the proprietor of Lowood Institution, a boarding school for orphans that the protagonist attends.

Helen Burns - This character is the protagonist's best friend at Lowood who dies of consumption in the novel.

Jane Eyre - This character is the physically plain and slight protagonist of the novel who embodies strength of character, intelligence, and determination.

Mrs. Fairfax - This...

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