Jane Eyre is about the life of Jane, an orphan. After her abusive aunt sends Jane to a charity school, Jane eventually meets Mr. Rochester, who later proposes to Jane. Strange things happen in Rochester's house and it is revealed that Rochester locked his insane wife in the attic. After leavening Rochester, Jane finds her cousins and St. John, a missionary who proposes to her. She declines and eventually returns to Mr. Rochester, who has been blinded in a fire, and marries him.