Jane Eyre Setting & Symbolism

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Red Room

The red room is the grandest room in Gateshead Hall. This grand room is rarely used, however, because it is the room in which Mr. Reed died. After Jane's incident with John Reed, she is locked in this room until she passes out from fear.

Gateshead Hall

Gateshead is the name of the house in which Jane lives with the Reeds for the first 10 years of her life.

Painted China Plate

This brightly painted china plate is one that Jane often wanted to hold and look at more closely but was never allowed to do so. After Jane's episode in the red room Bessie brings Jane a snack on this plate but in her misery Jane finds the plate, and the snack, unappealing.

Lowood Institution

Lowood is the charity school to which Mrs. Reed sends Jane when Jane decides she would rather go to school than...

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