There are several words that can be used to describe the childhood of .

One word that is not included in this list is "pleasant." From the very .

start, things were pretty sour for her. For one, not having the unconditional love.

that parents provide really hurt her as a result of their death, even though this.

happened when she was to young to remember. A parent really has the most.

power in shaping and molding their children to be younger versions of .


Young Jane had the priviledge of being raised in an orphan home by a .

family who treated her, for the most part, anyway but that what a normal loving.

family would. Jane was constantly being punished and was regaded as a.

dissobediant, irresponsable child. The type of punishments she received .

were really impracticle like locking her in the red room upstairs for hours. .

That can really have long term effects being that she was terrified of the.

thought that Mr. Reed's ghost remained. .


The best thing to ever happen to Jane was the day Mr. Brocklehurst .

came to the home to talk to her about going to school. At first she didn't want .

to go to school but figured anything would do to get her out of the hell she was in.

A sense of joy that she rarely felt had passed. The only other time she was .

happy was when Bessie was around. She had a connection with Bessie. Not.

that of a mother daughter relationship, but of a friendship. She developed this.

affection for her as the result of Bessie being the only one that showed care for.

her. The last day with the Reed's was the time for Jane to speak out to Mrs. .

Reed, speak out what has been building inside her after all the years. .

The most anticipated turning point in her life finally came when she was .

taken to Lowood. Although she was punished for acting or doing something.

teachers regarded as innapropriate, it was still much better than life with the.

Reeds. As time went by Jane developed pleasant relationships with the.