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When he is helpless it is the woman's turn to stoop ; Rochester's mutilation is the symbol of Jane's triumph in the battle of the sexes . Synopsize it , and the story of Jane Eyre immediately becomes nonsense .
Jane hastens back to Thornfield , learns that Mrs. Rochester has again fired the house and that a burning beam has fallen on Rochester and blinded him , the wretched woman having been killed jumping off the roof . Jane finds Rochester ...
If it were not for the unity of tone , Jane Eyre would be incoherent , for as a construction it is artless . Yet because of the unity of tone , the melodramatic incredibilities scarcely matter ; they are false to observed reality but ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review