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Jane Eyre Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter XIV Summary

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Chapter XIV Summary

Jane and Adèle are again called to Mr. Rochester's presence several days later. Rochester sets Mrs. Fairfax to entertaining Adèle while he talks to Jane, who is studying his face. He asks if she finds him attractive and she says no. Mr. Rochester presses her for an explanation. They discuss whether he has the right to make Jane listen to a litany of his faults and mistakes. Jane becomes irritated by the conversation and attempts to go. He asks Jane to stay until Adèle models the dress he bought and adds that he wishes he were not responsible for Adèle's care, but he does so to make up for past "sins."

Chapter XIV Analysis

This chapter does not add to the action of the novel as much as it pours the foundation for the relationship between Mr. Rochester and Jane. He...

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