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The presence of the gypsy woman who promises to reveal the fortunes of the young women at Thornfield Hall adheres to the conventions of Gothic novels primarily because

A

it forces Jane into the role of the damsel in distress as she worries about her fate.

B

it incorporates the supernatural into the text.

C

the gypsy's fortune matches perfectly with one of Jane's recent dreams.

D

the gypsy woman fulfills the role of the outsider, often present in Gothic texts.

E

it relates to the idea of deception and disguises.

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