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Bertha Mason Rochester's character heightens the idea that Jane Eyre is a Gothic novel in all of the following ways EXCEPT
her insane laughter adds a sense of mystery.
her appearance in Jane's room adds a supernatural tone to the text.
her setting fire to Rochester's bed presents the idea of the darkness of human nature.
her tormenting of Jane represents the idea that heroines must be punished for their (even unknown) sins.
her tragic death fulfills the death necessary at the novel's conclusion.