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Jane explains to Rochester that she has been having strange dreams. She reveals, "I was burdened with the charge of a little child: a very small creature, too young and feeble to walk, and which shivered in my cold arms, and wailed piteously in my ear."

Based on previous knowledge of the text, which of the following ideas could this child NOT represent?


Jane's fear of helplessness since she has placed so much trust in Rochester.


Jane's anxiety about her new role as a wife and potentially as a mother.


Jane's fear that she is unable to truly take care of the people she loves.


Jane's anxiety that something is keeping her from truly being with Rochester.


Jane's fear that she will be as poor of a mother as Mrs. Reed was to her.

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