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Jane Eyre

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Mrs. Reed's Parenting

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Mrs. Reed tells Jane she cannot play with Eliza, John, and Georgiana until she acquires "a more sociable and childlike disposition, a more attractive and sprightly manner; something lighter, franker, more natural."

What does this statement reveal about Mrs. Reed?

A

She is unreasonably partial to her own children.

B

She is concerned for Jane and uses tough love to help improve her behavior.

C

She relies on Bessie's advice rather than making her own decisions.

D

She treats Jane unfairly, excluding her from pleasant activities because she is unhappy is contradictory.

E

Both A and D