I think I know why . . .
Posted by Rachel on September 25, 1997 at 17:04:43:
In response to Why wouldn't Jane..., written by Nora on September 24, 1997 at 21:07:09
] Why wouldn't Jane even try to locate any family members? The doctor offered to help, but she blindly trusts a woman she hates. I would at least want proof that my relatives were beggars before I decided what is the best for me. That could have saved her from Lowood.
I don't think that Jane ever thought of questioning her aunt's words. She was only . . . ten, right? Why would she think to question it? Also, maybe she thinks that since her relatives never came looking for her, she figures, "Oh, well," I also think that the ways that she heard it spoken by all as the gospel truth, she never thought to wonder. As I think of her, I think she was never a person to dwell constantly on things. It was more her personality to just move on. Anyway, if she had found her family, she never would have hooked up with Rochester, and things might have turned out worse in the end for her!
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