论文作者: 刘国指导教师: 伟 学科专业: 英 语 研究方向: 语言学 School of Foreign Languages
Sichuan University of Arts & Science
The Independence of Jane Eyre
Thesis Statement: Jane Eyre tried to preserve her self-respect, independence and self-sufficiency at every stage of her life, both in struggling with social pressure and in resisting the temptation of passion.
I. Introduction: Jane Eyre'reserving of her independence at every stage of her life
II. Jane's realization of the importance of independence at Gateshead
A .People's sympathetic ignorance of Jane owing to her homely appearance at childhood
B. Invitation of scorn from dependence and inpetence
C. Necessity to be s论文范文ed from blind fear of authority and self-reliance
III. Strength gained from her teacher and fellow students at Lowood
A. Learning from Maria Temple the value of independence
B. Learning from Helen the importance of duty and self-control
IV. Full display of independence at Thornfield Hall
A. Working as a governess to support herself
B. Regain of control over her passion after the acceptance of Rochester's love
1. Her refusal to be someone in his possession
2. Her preference of his rude openness to his flattery
3. Maintaining independence economically as Adele's governess.
V. Pleasure of self-sufficiency at Moor House
A. Spiritual support from her friendship with the two sisters
B. Gaining social respect by teaching in the village school
C. Reject of St. John's offer of marriage
VI. Marrying Rochester as his equal at Ferdean
VII. Conclusion: Her achievement of self-respect, independence and self-sufficiency.