Mrs Reed & punishment
Posted by stacia on September 26, 1997 at 10:43:46:
In response to Why was she not punished?, written by Linda on September 26, 1997 at 09:07:21
] ] ] Oh yeh....let me get to my point....Didn't you just love the way JE screamed at Aunt Reed after Mr. Brocklehurst came?
] ] Yes, but does it make you feel better for long, or, like Jane did, do you eventually feel that you would have done better to have kept quiet? I think that this was an important life lesson for Jane and it helped determine her later conduct.
i've always assumed it was because Mrs. Reed was frightened of this little girl, who she was supose to take care of, shouting at her, like a devil's incarnate. and Mrs Reed was to weak to take it.
my opinion. :).
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