How does jane eyre fulfil your

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Jane Eyre By selecting key moments in the development of Jane's character from child to woman, say how far she fulfils my idea of a romantic heroine.

To answer that I must describe what, in my view, I feel a romantic heroine is, by saying what qualities she must have, and the type of actions she must perform to be granted the title of heroine.

For the most part, I share the common view of a romantic person, which entails many qualities. Some of these include: being able to easily express their thoughts, feelings and emotions to their loved ones. They know the right time and place to share these words and feelings and can create the right setting and atmosphere. They speak with their own hearts and minds. They love who the person is, not what the person is. Their own view of a person is not changed by what other people think or say, and they would willingly give their lives for, or to help the person they love.

In the popular view, the heroic side of of a romantic heroine, is a women who is involved in events out of the ordinary, that the average person either wouldn't or couldn't do, for fear of what may happen to themselves. But it is not just bravery that defines a heroine. Trustworthiness, putting others before themselves and not being afraid of speaking out for something they believe is right, are just a few different qualities of a heroine.

When people associate a romantic heroine with literature, they sometimes get a different impression of the woman. In most books she is the lead part in the novel. And as well as having the characteristics of an ordinarily thought of romantic heroine, she has great looks and is admired by all...