In Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre, the main character faces many struggles. One of the struggles she faces is the temptation to run away with the man she loves and be his mistress or to marry a man who offers her the contrary where it would be a legal and highly respectable marriage but with no genuine love. Jane Eyre returns to Rochester because she values love and passion more than reason and when she hears
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Jane, in refusing Rochester, has satisfied her conscience in obeying “ the law given by God: sanctioned by man.” And in refusing St. John, she has satisfied her instinctive feeling that a loveless marriage is a blasphemy. Without violating her beliefs, Jane has won her struggle. Her wish for love and satisfaction comes true when she is with Rochester. They have a happy marriage because they are able to achieve a balance between passion and reason.