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Jane Eyre

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Rejecting Tranquility

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Jane asserts, "It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it."

Why does she make this statement?

A

To justify sneaking around the house to find Grace Poole.

B

To compare Mrs. Fairfax's complacency with her own restlessness.

C

To explain why she desires more than living a quiet life as a governess.

D

To inform the reader as to why she is applying for a new position.

E

To hint at her plans to run away from Thornfield.