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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre


by Charlotte Brontë

Diana and Mary Rivers

Character Analysis

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St. John’s sisters and Jane’s cousins, Diana and Mary Rivers are gentle, compassionate, educated young women who take to Jane immediately. Mary doesn’t have much personality, but Diana is a natural leader and teacher. Diana teaches German to both Jane and Mary and her firm insistence on Jane’s place in their household begins to push Jane and St. John together.