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Shortly before the wedding is to take place, Jane is shocked to discover some sort of creature or vision in her room. She describes the entity as "a woman, tall and large, with thick and dark hair hanging long down her back."

Furthermore, Jane reveals, "the lips were swelled and dark; the brow furrowed: the black eyebrows widely raised over the bloodshot eyes."

This "spectre" Jane sees PRIMARILY represents the idea that


the marriage between she and Rochester will never take place.


Grace Poole will stand in the way of Jane's happiness.


she stands in direct opposition to an "acceptable" bride for Rochester.


she is anxious about her impending marriage, even if she won't admit it.


she still views Blanche Ingram as a threat to her marriage, despite Rochester's words.

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