Jane Eyre Questions Chapter 1
1. What is Gateshead? Who are the characters who live there? Gateshead is the house where Jane, John, Georgina, Eliza, and Miss Reed live.
2. Describe John Reed. (his physical and personal traits) John Reed is a fat and greasy skinned 14-year-old boy who believes he owns everything.
3. How does John treat Jane? How do others respond to her or John’s treatment? John treats Jane like his own personal punching bag. Everyone just ignores what john does because the mother and sisters hate jane and the help doesn’t want to be punished for taking jane’s side.