An interesting exchange of power occurs between the lone traveler, who turns out to be Mr. I felt no fear of him, and but little shyness. What feelings does the phrase "disposed to obey" provoke, and why are these feelings important? He had a dark face, with stern features and a heavy brow; his eyes and gathered eyebrows looked ireful and thwarted just now; he was past youth, but had not reached middle-age; perhaps he might be thirty-five. She has been conditioned out of her childhood response of sullen resentfulness and is now the compliant female her elders always wished her to be. Even in this, their first meeting, where they should have been on a more equal footing because they are both lone travelers, we observe a clear power dynamic that manifests itself in a way that the reader would assume Jane to protest to.
Phoenix. Age: 21.
His figure was enveloped in a riding cloak, fur collared and steel clasped; its details were not apparent, but I traced the general points of middle height and considerable breadth of chest.
Taliyah. Age: 23.
Rochester is actually the one who controls the situation? What feelings does the phrase "disposed to obey" provoke, and why are these feelings important? Therefore, one would assume that she would resent this man's gruff contempt when she offers her help; however, she stays to help him and immediately does what he asks of her, even if she is afraid. This illustrates the instant power dynamic in their relationship, that from the moment he passed her on the road he was above her in station he is riding a horse, has nicer clothing, is male , and as such Jane feels the drive to be of service.