39% done with Jane Eyre

Charlotte plays a neat trick with the character development of Jane that I love.

After the typhus outbreak, the next 8 years are skipped over until she leaves. We see nothing more of her struggles with her hot head. Yet we remember she’s still willful. When Mr. Rochester leaves, we then get her inner monologue as she steadies her mind with what can only be from her years of schooling. Those years fill right in.