“Most people will tell you that he doesn‘t exist. Might be a bad feeling, or a trick of the light. Most people will say that he‘s a scary bedtime story to terrify the little children. They say that he is an urban legend or folktale, or a shadow on the wall." ???
Never listen to fools who dis Jane Eyre as being a story about a girl who gets her mean man. This is a character who gets what she wants and lives on her own terms by having moral fortitude, intelligence, courage, imagination and a will of iron. And that is one hell of a checklist.