11 worst couples in literature: Bertha Mason and Edward Rochester from Jane Eyre

No. 5.  Bertha Mason and Edward Rochester from Jane Eyre Spoiler alert! Clearly not a successful marriage. Bertha is insane, can’t be divorced and has pyromaniac and suicidal tendencies. Certainly she has her own story to tell (as imagined in Wide Sargasso Sea). It can’t help a marriage when wife number two is waiting in the wings before wife number one has left the stage. … Continue reading 11 worst couples in literature: Bertha Mason and Edward Rochester from Jane Eyre