Children can feel, but they cannot analyse their feelings; and if the analysis is partially effected in thought, they know not how to express the result of the process in words.

– Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre, Chapter 3. After Jane faints in the red room, she wakes up in the nursery. The friendly apothecary Mr. Lloyd asks her to explain her fears and this is her response. The child Jane feels she doesn’t have the verbal skills to adequately explain why she is unhappy.