In what does Jane find comfort during her time living with the Reeds?
Jane finds solace in Bessie's songs and stories; Bessie shows her kindness that the Reed family members do not. Jane also derives some pleasure from reading, despite John's protests. Some students may also observe Jane's keen desire to be part of a family, and that having some sense of it is better than none.
How does Mrs. Reed feel about Jane?
Some students may think that Mrs. Reed treats Jane poorly because she resents being saddled with having to take care of Jane. Others may think that there is an underlying clash of personalities between Mrs. Reed and Jane that affects the...
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