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A Comment on Orphan Children and Their Lifestyle in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre is a novel written by Charlotte Bronte which is mostly considered as the autobiography of her own. In this novel the novelist has portrayed the life of orphan children. Among all of these, three children are most significant. Charlotte Bronte has given us a graphic account of the life of a child in the opening section of the novel. She has also portrayed another two orphan children later. In the first case, the child concerned is Jane Eyre who subsequently emerges as the heroine of the novel. And the other two children are Jane’s best friend in Lowood School named Helen Burns and a French girl by the name of Adele. Charlotte Bronte has depicted the experiences of Jane Eyre when this girl is just ten years old. Jane is being treated most callously by her aunt Mrs. Reed, and is constantly harassed and bullied by Mrs. Reed’s son John Reed.