Rochester, Darcy , and cruelty
Posted by Mary on October 01, 1997 at 08:07:11:
In response to Not a simple answer, written by Mark on September 30, 1997 at 13:22:14
] So the upshot of the whole affair was he was in love with Jane more than ever. It sounds almost like a certain Fritzwilliam Darcy trying to shake off a certain Bennet girl, don't you think?
I think that Rochester was definitely being cruel to Jane from flaunting Blanche in her face, to expecting to have noone realize this would have been a bigamous marriage.
His tragic story is very heart-rending, but still doesn't justify his cruelty, IMHO at least.
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