In Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre, Jane goes through many changes in her life. She begins at Gateshead Hall and continues on to Lowood Institution, Thornfield Manor, Moor House, and Ferndean Manor. Each step in her life marks new development for Jane. At each new place she travels, there is a man in her life that poses as a challenge to Jane. Because of this, she is forced to grow as a person and learns
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ever I prayed a sincere and blameless prayer - if ever I wished a righteous wish, -- I am rewarded now. To be your wife is, for me, to be as happy as I can be on earth" (494). Rochester embodies the perfect balance between the physical and the spiritual, the natural and graceful, intellectual and physical beauty, and love and servitude. Rather than being ruled, Jane realizes her true abilities and she finds her balance.