Violence in Jane Eyre



Charlotte Bronte uses violence in several scenes throughout the
novel. The violence in the novel is not fatal to anyone, it is
just used to catch the readers eye. This novel consists of many
emotional aspects. For example, the violence in the scene where
Mr. Mason gets attacked. The attack really upsets Jane and Mr.
Rochester. In the novel Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte uses several
acts of violence to create suspense, mystery, and
characterization.

This scene is probably the best one to create the suspense of the
novel. It keeps a person interested in the book and wanting to
know what happens next. There is no way of knowing why this
happened, who does it, or if Mr. Mason is going to live or die.
That is why Charlotte Bronte used violence to create this kind
of suspense. So a person would be interested enough in the novel
to keep reading. The mystery is a mystery itself, there is a
secret at Thornfield and Jane can sense this. Then there is the
mystery of the person who committed this act of violence. Jane
suspects who it might be, but she is not for sure. To find out
the mystery of the house and the person who did it a person has
to solve it. Finally, there is the characterization of Bertha.
From the way Rochester talks about Bertha at first she seems
pretty normal, but he says how she become after they get married.
She turned into someone he did not know, a crazy psychopath, mad
woman. Rochester wanted to hide this from everyone even Jane,
Bertha cares for no one but herself. She does not care who she
hurts, she proved this when she hurt Mr. Mason her own brother.
At last, the end of the novel, The suspense, mystery, and
characterization are all told. The person that this all revolved
around was Bertha. It was Charlotte Bronte s clever way of
keeping the novel interesting and the reader interested. She even
tells us what happens ten years later. She does this so they will
be no mystery or suspense of what was going to happen in their
future.