Courage "She has laid it carefully on one side for you. It depends on yourself to stretchout your hand, and take it up." (Pg.203) Religion "Why don't you consult my art?" "I'm not silly." (Pg.199) In Christianity faith, it is a sin to get your palm read or believe in any other type of beliefs. Janie ex: palm readings, zodiac signs, fortune tellers Independence The theme of independence is shown when the gypsy tells Jane she can," live alone, if self-respect and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss." (Pg.204)
I was talking to ladies smiling in the eyes of gentlemen; and of late so many smiles have been shed into Mr. Rochester's eyes that they overflow like two cups above the brim..." (Pg.202)
Chapter 19 starts off on page 198, with Jane entering the library to meet up with the gypsy. Janie warns the gypsy on page 199 that she has "no faith" in the whole practice.
Future Prediction: Jane and Mr. Rochester will fall in love, get married, and have a "happily ever after" story. "They generally run on the same theme---courtship; and promise to end in the same catastrophe---marriage." (Pg.201) The idea of Jane's independence is seen throughout the novel and in previous chapters. "The utmost I hope is, to save money enough out of my earnings to set up a school someday in a little house rented by myself." (Pg.201) "I tired of the routine of eight years in one afternoon. I desired liberty; for liberty I gasped; for liberty I uttered a prayer; it seemed scattered on the wind then faintly blowing." (Pg.86)
"You have seen love: have you not?--and, looking forward, you have seen his married and beheld his bride happy? Humph! Not exactly." (Pg. 203) The gypsy is trying to get a reaction out of Jane and see if she gets jealous. Prior to this specific remark, the gypsy has said other little remarks about how adored Mr. Rochester is.
"Jane, you offered me your shoulder once before; let me have it now." (Pg.206) "Holding my hand in both his own, he chafed it." (Pg.206)
Future Prediction + Past Connection
It is revealed that this whole time the gypsy was actually Mr. Rochester in disguise. (Pg.205)
Jane informs Mr.Rochester that a stranger has arrived, this stranger is Mason. (Pg.206) While this news alarms Mr. Rochester, Jane is comforting him. She also makes it a point for him to be aware of the fact that no matter who goes against him she will be on his side. (Pg.207-208)