Jane Eyre - Chapter XXIV Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XXIV Summary

Jane wakes the next morning in a jubilant mood and greets Rochester, who says they will be married in four weeks. He wants her to wear the family jewels, and she declines. He asks her what she expects of him and she says he will love her for a while and then like her. He denies that, saying he has found a treasure he will always cherish. When Jane asks about Blanche, Mr. Rochester said he hoped to make Jane jealous and discover her true feelings for him; he reassures Jane that Blanche was not hurt and chose to end the engagement.

After Rochester explains the situation, Mrs. Fairfax warns Jane not to be too trustful of Mr. Rochester. They go shopping and Rochester tries to get Jane to buy lots of colorful gowns; she settles for one black and one grey. She decides to...

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