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Jane's Resilience to Events in Jane Eyre The book Jane Eyre was written by Charlotte Bronte in the 1840's. To put it differently, it's the narrative of a girl who started her life with nothing but aspired, against the odds, to gain recognition and a better social standing. What's more, it is about her ability to cope with situations and make decisions that affect her life and others. Through these qualities it's possible to explain her as a heroine. This essay will aim to show how Bronte conveys Jane's resilience -- her ability to deal and repel suffering -- to the audience. It will also show how Bronte shows how Jane may be thought of a heroine; maybe not from the clichéd sense of combating evil but much more like her capacity to choose good over evil, her selflessness, her guts and her overbearing would be to continue to live. With such a poor social status (she was an orphan and a women, who were regarded as inferior and had much less chances in life during the 1800s than guys did), no money and no buddies the personality Jane desired more than just a small ambition and feistiness to succeed in beating her obstacle-ridden life. Bronte presents Jane at the beginning of the story as a young girl. She's an orphan who lives with her aunt - Miss Reed - but is very disliked by her since it was her uncle who embraced her and is currently dead. She also lives with Miss Reed's three children, Eliza, Georgiana and John who also despise her. Bronte communicates Jane's standing in the household early on - Jane is considered an outcast and treated as inferior to the rest of the family. The torment she suffers is apparent from the very start of the narrative, and Bronte is fast to associate Jane's relationship with the Reeds with feelings of mis...