Jane Eyre - Chapter V Summary & Analysis

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Chapter V Summary

Jane wakes early on January 15 and is offered breakfast, but cannot eat for excitement. She is sent alone in a coach the 50 miles to Lowood School. At Lowood, she is shown to a room. Two women, one named Miss Miller, question Jane about her skills and educational background, then escort her to a room of girls who are studying. They put their books away and have a meager dinner, say prayers, then go to bed, two to a bed. The next day, Jane cannot eat the burnt porridge and overhears one of the teachers say how bad it tastes. They go to classes from breakfast. They receive a break and chat among themselves, mostly about the horrible breakfast and Mr. Brocklehurst. Miss Miller seems to disapprove but does not stop them. Miss Temple enters and the children have academic classes. Miss Temple says she is...

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