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Jane Eyre

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Bertha and the Gothic

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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

A

her insane laughter adds a sense of mystery.

B

her appearance in Jane's room adds a supernatural tone to the text.

C

her setting fire to Rochester's bed presents the idea of the darkness of human nature.

D

her tormenting of Jane represents the idea that heroines must be punished for their (even unknown) sins.

E

her tragic death fulfills the death necessary at the novel's conclusion.