The main character of this novel is Jane Eyre, who was an orphan after her parents died from typhus, so she spent her unhappy childhood at her aunt’s residence, where she was emotionally abused by her aunt, Sarah Reed, and her three cousins. She was underestimated by them.
Then she moved to Lowood, where she was a student, and then a teacher. But after six years spent here, she decided to leave Lowood, so she moved to Thornfield, where she fell in love with her employer, Edward Rochester, the master of the house she was working in. They started to spend evenings together.
But she got back to her aunt’s house, because John, her cousin, had died in sad circumstances. Soon after that, Sarah Reed died too after suffering a stroke because her son died.
After returning to Thornfield, Jane Eyre found out that Edward got married to another woman. But Rochester is sure that Jane Eyre is in love with him, so after leaving his actual wife, Mr. Rochester asks Jane to go with him to the south of France, and live with him as husband and wife, even though they cannot be married. Refusing to go against her principles, and despite her love for him, Jane leaves Thornfield in the middle of the night. The had a son.