Rochester; Rochester means "stony place"
-this relates in that he is Jane's rock and source of comfort and stability
-in Wide Sargasso Sea, he is called Edward; Edward means "wealthy guardian and protector"
-this is ironic in that he married Antoinette for her wealth rather than vice versa, and he hardly served as a protector for her
-Grace Poole is one of the only relatively simple names in both works; means that she is abundant with grace and mercy; not intended to be complex In Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea Significance of Names
What I intend to look at in this essay is what was the social significance of the symposium and was it intended to serve a greater purpose than a mere social event?
Marshall begins by pointing out that Columbus’s first name is Christopher, which means “Christ-bearer.” He sees this as significant because one of the main reasons Columbus gave for wanting to find Asia was to evangelize its inhabitants. Columbus’s name was, therefore, prophetic.
We must always be careful to approach God's Word as avenue to receive answers from God, and not as means to justify our preconceived opinions. What conclusion will an open and honest heart make from these passages? More importantly, we must all ask ourselves, "Am I open to God's Word?" What is our decision? What does the Bible say about the importance of baptism?
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Your name is extremely important. Your name is your life! It is how you identify yourself. It is how others identify you. The more insight you have into the powerful influence of your name, the greater opportunity to enjoy the success you are capable of achieving. This web site will show you there is more to names and their meanings.