The thing is ...
Posted by Cassia on October 16, 1997 at 13:38:56:
In response to Repentant, written by Cheryl on October 14, 1997 at 19:56:20
] ] Just because CB chose to unman Rochester by blinding and making him lose a hand does not mean he has been transformed as a being. It is no longer in his power to persue all he desires.
] ] He's still a jerk in my books. I can find no evidence tht he has really changed. Perhaps reader tend to love him because Jane, who we are so fond of loves him. I do not find this enough reason to change my opinion.
"I thank my Maker, that in the midst of judgment he has remembered mercy. I humbly entreat my Redeemer to give me strength to lead henceforth a purer life than I have done hitherto!"
I still wonder that he would have kept at it if he weren't so terribly injured.
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