The value of hardships
In this world，it seems that only the desire to happiness is equal in all men. However, problems are always encountered in one’s life to be faced and overcome. There is obviously no such thing as a lucky guy forever. And a great many of people consider hardships only cause pain and misery. But are they absolutely not necessary in life? My answer would be yes. Especially after I had read the classical book, “Jane Eyre”. From the story, Jane’s loft spirit has greatly attracted and activated me. It also helps me to realize that even hardships are of great value——they are native soil of strong personalities. For the duration
of novel, Jane lives in five places. In each, she is beset by problems, but
finally she harvests happiness.
Jane experiences an adverse childhood. After her parents both dies of an illness her uncle Reed adopts her and takes her into his household as if she was one of his own children. Shortly after Jane moves in with the Reed’s her uncle dies. To make matters worse, Her aunt Mrs. Reed and cousins hate her and are fairly cruel to her. All Jane’s short life she is told a painful reminder: “Your aunt pays for your food and clothes, and you should be grateful. You have no other relations or friends ”, and she can’t refute it. But one day, for the first time in her life, Jane revolts against John Reed after years of oppression. As a result, she was locked up in the red room alone without a candle. The word “crisis” sometimes represents opportunity. Dr Lloyd who s deeply moved by Jane’s unbending and courage persuades Mrs. Reed to send Jane to school. It brings about her first change of life.
Hardships and difficulties helps Jane to appreciate what she have lost, what she possesses and what she gains. Due to poor food and bad living conditions at Lowood, she gets to know, the feeling of hunger, coldness and the fear of death. Moreover，Jane had...