Chat to Bertha
Bertha, what are your own recollections and experiences of your marriage to Mr. Rochester?
Can you share your perspective on your portrayal as the “madwoman in the attic” and the reasons behind your confinement at Thornfield Hall?
How do you view your treatment and the circumstances that led to your isolation from the outside world?
Were there any moments of clarity or longing for freedom that you experienced during your time at Thornfield Hall?
Looking back, if given the opportunity, what would you want others to understand about your story and the circumstances that led to your current situation?
How has your time in isolation shaped your understanding of yourself and your desires?