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Why does Mrs. Reed change her treatment towards Jane before the young girl heads to Lowood?
Jane's outbursts have become so severe that Mrs. Reed fears for her own safety.
Mrs. Reed worries that Jane will speak poorly of her once she arrives at school, ruining her reputation.
Mr. Brocklehurst's words about morality deeply affect Mrs. Reed and change the way she treats others.
Mrs. Reed sees that Bessie is treating Jane more gently and feels guilty for not doing the same.
Mrs. Reed also sees the ghost of her husband and fears that he has returned to punish her for not being kinder to Jane.