Typing the Characters in Jane Eyre

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This is a discussion on Typing the Characters in Jane Eyre within the Guess the type forums, part of the What's my personality type? category; So, I've been somewhat obsessed with this book since I've been reading it in English, and I've been attempting to ...

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    ENTP - The Visionaries

    Typing the Characters in Jane Eyre

    So, I've been somewhat obsessed with this book since I've been reading it in English, and I've been attempting to Myers-Briggs type the characters, so here's what I've come up with so far...
    Jane - INFP
    Mr. Rochester - INTJ
    St. John - ENFJ
    Blanche Ingram - ESFP
    Mrs. Fairfax - ESFJ
    Helen Burns - ISFJ
    Mrs. Reed - ESTJ
    John Reed Jr. - ESTJ
    Bessie - ESFJ
    Adele Varens - ESFP
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    ENFP - The Inspirers

    Sense and Sensibility

    *this is based off of the movie with Kate Winslett, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman and Hugh Grant. if you've read the book, feel free to type based off of that instead
    Marianne Dashwood: ENFJ 4w3 Sx/So
    Elinor Dashwood: ISTJ 9w1 Sp/Sx
    Mrs. Dashwood: ISFJ 1w9 Sp/So
    Fanny Dashwood: ENFJ 3w4 So/Sp
    Margaret Dashwood: ESTP 7w8 Sx/Sp
    Edward Ferrars: ENFJ 2w1 So/Sx
    Colonel Brandon: INFP or INTJ 9w1 Sx/Sp
    John Willoughby: ESFP 3w2 Sx/So
    Mrs. Jennings: ESFJ 2w3 So/Sp
    Mr. Palmer: INTJ 8w9 Sp/Sx
    Charlotte Palmer: ESFJ 2w3 So/Sx
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    ENFP - The Inspirers

    Quote Originally Posted by SMS2016 View Post
    So, I've been somewhat obsessed with this book since I've been reading it in English, and I've been attempting to Myers-Briggs type the characters, so here's what I've come up with so far...
    Jane - INFP
    Mr. Rochester - INTJ
    St. John - ENFJ
    Blanche Ingram - ESFP
    Mrs. Fairfax - ESFJ
    Helen Burns - ISFJ
    Mrs. Reed - ESTJ
    John Reed Jr. - ESTJ
    Bessie - ESFJ
    Adele Varens - ESFP
    I agree.

    But I think St. John could be an Introvert.
    And I think Mr. Rochester could be an Extrovert.

    BTW, what do you think about these characters:

    Mr. Reed - ESFJ
    Georgiana Reed - ESTP
    Eliza Reed - ?
    Miss Temple - ENFJ
    Bertha - ?
    Rosamond Oliver - ESFP
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    INFJ - The Protectors

    i always thought mr rochester was ISTP....

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    INFJ - The Protectors

    Jane: INFJ
    I don't even know how to explain this, she just is, in every way.

    Mr. Rochester: ENTP. Definitely. I could see an argument for ENTJ, but I'm pretty sure he's an extrovert.

    St. John Rivers: ISTP or INTP. definitely NOT an NF!! Just, no! Honestly, I think he's really creepy, and way too legalistic and judgemental to use Fe.

    Diana: ENFP

    Mary: INFP

    Adele: ESFP

    Mrs. Fairfax: ESFJ
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    INFP - The Idealists

    Love this book. INTP sounds about right for St. John. Did not care for that guy one whit.

    As for Mr. Rochester, I've never seen ENTP suggested but it actually suits him.

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    ENTJ - The Executives

    Quote Originally Posted by ningyo View Post
    Love this book. INTP sounds about right for St. John. Did not care for that guy one whit.

    As for Mr. Rochester, I've never seen ENTP suggested but it actually suits him.
    St. John is probably an SJ.
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    INFP - The Idealists

    Quote Originally Posted by koalaroo View Post
    St. John is probably an SJ.
    Seriously? I always got an intuitive vibe from him, but I haven't seen any of the films if that's what we're supposed to be basing our typings on.

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    Unknown Personality


    Quote Originally Posted by joybird8 View Post
    St. John Rivers: ISTP or INTP. definitely NOT an NF!! Just, no! Honestly, I think he's really creepy, and way too legalistic and judgemental to use Fe.
    Ti-doms are legalistic and judgemental?

    Actually, I think he's Fi+Te incarnate. Might be an ISTJ.
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    INFJ - The Protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by aconite View Post
    Ti-doms are legalistic and judgemental?

    Actually, I think he's Fi+Te incarnate. Might be an ISTJ.
    ISTJ makes sense too. And no I didn't mean that! Haha I just meant that HE himself was legalistic and judgemental, to a point where it's impossible to imagine him using any extroverted feeling, like an ENFJ. I know plenty of judgemental feelers, and many sensitive thinkers, so I wasn't making any generalizations. :)
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