What do you know already about the characters in 'Jane Eyre'?
There are lots of characters in 'Jane Eyre'. Some of the main characters we meet in the novel are:
The Reed Family
Miss Temple and the teachers at Lowood
Bertha Mason and Mr Mason
St John Rivers
The Rivers sisters
In the exam, you may be asked to write about how a particular character is presented in an extract from 'Jane Eyre'.
You will also need to know the novel well enough to write about how a character is presented in the novel as a whole.
The following activity will help you to revise some of the key information about the characters in 'Jane Eyre'.
You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.