A: Reader, she carried him.
Q: How did Jane Eyre get the chicken across the river?
A: Reader, she ferried him.
Q: What did she do with the chicken when he died?
A: Reader, she buried him. (Alternate answer: Reader, she marinated him.)
My grandmother used to have a book of elephant jokes, which were apparently big in the '60s. Maybe I'll write a book of Jane Eyre jokes.