- by Charlotte Bronte
Discuss and Answer
1. Why does Jane want to go to school or learn anything in the first place?
Answer: Jane wants to learn
life's lessons that shape her character as an adult.
2. Why does education become such an important issue for her as a child?
Answer: Education becomes
such an important issue for Jane because education takes place for every single
one of her emotional and physical needs - food, shelter, family and friendship.
3. What does Jane’s education at Lowood prepare her to do?
Answer: Jane's education at
Lowood prepares her to understand the world in terms of a teacher-student
Chew on This
Try on an opinion or two and start a debate
In Jane’s childhood, education takes the place of every single one of her emotional and physical needs—food, shelter, family, and friendship. Because Jane initially learns to understand the world in terms of a teacher—student relationship, all her friendships have some master—pupil tinge to them.