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Jane Austen is the author of many literary romance classics such as "Sense and Sensibility," "Pride and Prejudice," and "Emma."

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In the book, Lucy's secret is revealed by her sister Anne (also called Nancy), who is convinced that Lucy is so well liked by the Dashwoods that no harm could be done. In the 1995 movie, Lucy tells Mrs Dashwood herself. She tells Mrs Fanny Dashwood, believing it to be a confidential conversation!! M…
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This question is central to all of Jane Austen's novels, and it is discussed by some of her heroines.A good marriage, in Jane Austen's view, must be based on affection. This does not mean that a person has to be in love with someone to marry, but there must be affection - the people should at the le…
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Elizabeth Bennet - main female protagonist. Fitzwilliam Darcy (Mr Darcy) - main male protagonist.Mr Bennet - Father of Elizabeth and her sisters and married to Mrs Bennet.Mrs Bennet - Mother of Elizabeth and her sisters and married to Mr Bennet.Jane Bennet - The eldest daughter of Mrs Bennet, and si…
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Answer Pride and Prejudice is the best known and loved of Jane Austen's novels, focusing on the concept of love during the late 18th century in England. It is a story of romance between the spirited and lovely but poverty-stricken Elizabeth, and the pompous and proud yet intriguing aristocrat Mr.…
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Jane Austen's Emma was first published by John Murray II, in December, 1815. Murray was a very important publisher, who also issued works by Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron.
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Answer Fitzwilliam Darcy (no wonder they call him "Darcy") Here is an article if you would like further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_and_Prejudice also try www.republicofpemberly.com
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Emma is about a young girl who wants to be a matchmaker to her friends and fails. In the end, everything falls into place and she finds her own love, Mr. Knightly. This book is about how it is possible to overlook any faults in a person, no matter how big, and be ready to accept that person the way …
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Opinion The way that this book was written would NOT appeal to any kind of teenagers. I read this for my literature class, and I'm 18, an even I found the language hard to understand. The overall story is really good, and teaches good lessons, but, it is kinda of predictable. I would recommend it…
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For PhD candidates it is usually called a thesis, but may sometimes be known as a dissertation... and yes, there are many. One of my friends just wrote one, actually. :) A: to search for theses, go to a college library and use Pro-Quest It is a search engine for online theses.
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There is no single author of the Talmud. There are two Talmuds; each is a series of volumes, and they contain numerous long and detailed debates and discussions on Jewish religious law. There is also folklore and proverbs and a fair bit of humour within the Talmud. They were compiled over several ce…
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If you mean the awesome 1995 BBC adaptation, Elizabeth Bennet was played by Jennifer Ehle and Darcy was played by Colin Firth. If you mean the 2005 version, Elizabeth Bennet was played by Keira Knightley.
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No. She never married nor produced any children.
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She's a widow, not a wife. It had to do with the marriage contract and the fact that Lady Catherine de Bourgh isn't married: she's widowed. Widowed women could own property. Women like Lady Catherine Fitzwilliam (to give her maiden name) were married off under contracts. A standard contract would…
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The significance of the title, in literary terms is that this is an alliteration. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, another example of Jane Austen's use of alliteration. In addition, the "predjudice" of the title is on Darcy's part, believing that Elizabeth's family is not good enough for …
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Romance and Drama
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If you want to buy a car, you would have to receive the loans. Moreover, my father usually takes a car loan, which occurs to be the most fast.
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Answer Her writing style was elegant and satirical. Jane's work marked the transition in English literature from neo-classicism to romanticism.
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Answer In one of Jane Austen's novels, Pride and Prejudice, a character says: "No one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with. A woman must have a thorough knowledge of music, singing, drawing, dancing, and the modern languages, to deserve th…
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Pride and arrogance are two very different terms, which are often confused by many people at times. Mr Darcy has pride due to the fact he is of a high social class and is admired by many. Elizabeth is disgusted by his pride and instantly develops a prejudice against him, so the title Pride and Preju…
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In my opinion, 'Sense and Sensibility' is mainly about the attitude towards the marriage. The sensible young people pursue for love in the beginning, and the realistic young people have to submit to the society or the family elements. The society gave no choice for the well-educated, but in possessi…
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Prejudice may come form the heart or mind. Sometimes, people may be prejudice towards someone or something just because he/she don't like the person or thing. Apart from the heart, I think sometimes prejudice may be formed due to people's understanding/misunderstanding towards something. Due to the …
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Jane Austen has several themes operating in Sense and Sensibility. Clearly, one theme is an examination of the value of conservative decorum versus more radical social standards. Elinor abides by the standards of decorum. Marianne believes in the free expression of passions. Both are hurt in love, b…
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Answer She wrote it so I am sure that she thought very highly of her work !  Answer Jane Austen said so her self that 'the heroin in this novel will be a heroin whom only she will like, and no on else'. Which is true. I don't know if you will, are or have read the novel, but I can say that Em…
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Six. Pride and Prejudice Sense and Sensibility Persuasion Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey Emma
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lady catherene de remains an egotic and proud woman all over the novel.So when she saw guest at her estate shecompared them with her own financial status.she compared their clothes way of dressing,way of talking and all about their body language.
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"Mr Darcy was considered as a very proud character, while Elizabeth was very much blinded by her prejudice. So Mr Darcy is associated with pride and Elizabeth is associated with Prejudice." This is only true at the beginning of the book. In the end, Elizabeth realizes the mistakes of her former j…
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The most recent film that used Jane Austen as a plot base is 2007's The Jane Austen Book Club. However, the most recent film that fictionalizes Austen's life is 2007's Becoming Jane.
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Elizabeth's pride is hurt by Mr. Darcy's indifference to her in the beginning of the novel, and she forms a blind prejudice against him. Darcy's pride due to his rank causes him to form a prejudice against the Bennets due to their low social standing. It is both of their prides and prejudices that k…
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Answer Yes. It is part of the Literary Canon.
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first imppressions shouldn't be the main objective in your life,but its about getting to know someone. BY A DIFFERENT PERSON[CLEVER]
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In the Regency period, when Austen was writing, "wedding clothes" can mean more than just what one wears on the wedding day. A bride was expected to bring certain things with her when she married, including not only new clothes but also table linens, sheets, etc. This is also sometimes called a trou…
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When Jane Austen originally wrote Pride and Prejudice it was called First Impressions. In 1813, Pride and Prejudice was published.
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Sense as it pertains to the novel parallels with Elinor's character. Elinor is very reasonable and realistic and doesn't like to show her emotions. Sensibility parallels with Marianne who is extremely emotional and romantic. She makes a show of her emotion and is very impulsive so she does whatever …
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Anna commits suicide by jumping in front of a moving train. This is ironic because she sees the train death in the beginning of the book as a bad omen.
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Elizabeth thought Mr. Darcy vain and prideful, however, it turned out that she was prejudiced about him (without really knowing him), therefore "Pride and Prejudice." Ya that's prety much right except i think that prejudice also comes through when Elizabeth and her sister are looked upon with scorn …
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Charlotte marries Mr. Collins because she is twenty-seven (this is old for an unmarried woman at the time), and therefore, may not get another offer if she does not accept him. Although she is not in love with him, she knows he can offer her a stable future, with a comfortable home and income, makin…
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When Mr Darcy tells Elizabeth he loves her and proposes to her the first time because this leads to the resolution of the letter which explains the conflict between Wickham and his involvement with Mr Bingley and Jane. Lydia running off with Wickham is more of a subplot of the story.
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Mr. Bennet married a beautiful but rather silly woman, and they had five daughters. Since the estate was entailed to male heirs only, none of his immediate family could inherit it, so Mrs Bennet became obsessed with finding husbands for her daughters.Darcy's parents both died, leaving him and his co…
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Yes, First It was Hugo Van Law Wick. She had a son named Grub/Hugo Van Law Wick Goodall. They got divorced and jane then married Derek Brysesyn who died from illness and jane went back to Gombe
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The best known quote from Jane Austen is possibly the first sentence of Pride and Prejudice, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
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The British actress Keira Knightley was in those three movies.
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Elizabeth's Marriage Proposal Phillip the II, King of Spain asked Elizabeth for her hand in marriage. She declined. Elizabeth and Marriage Although she received many proposals and had many potential suitors, Elizabeth chose to never marry or have children. Of notable account, Phillip II, King…
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Jane Austen originally wrote 'Northanger Abbey' in 1798 and it was revised for press release in 1803. It was not published by the first publisher who bought rights to it. It might possibly have been revised from a manuscript Jane Austen had retained in her possession, or after her rights were repur…
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It depends on which version you mean. Keira Knightley played her in the 2006 version. It's kind of Pride and Prejudice Lite but may be a good introduction. Jennifer Ehle played her in the 1995 BBC production available through the A & E Network in the US. Colin Firth played Darcy. That is the fa…
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It was a love token.There were two places in Sense and Sensibility where we see locks of hair. The first is where Willoughby takes a lock of Marianne's hair. Margaret sees this, and when she tells her mother and Elinor, they regard it as strong evidence that Marianne and Willoughby are secretly enga…
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We have to distinguish between two different meanings of the word ordinary. First we may be dealing with ordinary, in the sense of average or those who existed in greatest numbers. Speaking in terms of the average English people, in Jane Austen's time, most ordinary men worked in agriculture. Many …
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In the 1940's film Laurence Olivier played Mr. Darcy. In the 2005 version, with Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen plays Mr. Darcy.
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Sense and Sensibility (1995 , directed by Ang Lee) , (2008 TV series) , (1981 TV series) ; Pride and Prejudice (1940 , directed by Robert Leonard) , (1995 TV series) , (1980 TV series) , (2005 , directed by Joe Wright) ; Emma (2009 TV series) , (1996 , directed by Douglas Mcgrath) , (1996 , TV serie…
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Pride and Prejudice are the main themes in the book. The main characters were both prided and prejudiced, but in the end both were unnecessary.
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There are film adaptations of Jane Austen novels: Sense and Sensibility (movie, 1995; TV serials, 1981 and 2008)Pride and Prejudice (movies, 1940 and 2005; TV serials, 1980 and 1995)Emma (movies, two in 1996; TV serials, 1972 and 2009)Mansfield Park (movie, 1999; TV serials, 1983 and 2007)Northange…
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the themes are romance
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Some themes in Persuasion, Jane Austen include:Love vs. marriage i.e should you marry for love as Anne does, or for security and wealth as Mary does?Old Generation vs. New generation-Old includes Sir Walter Elliot and Lady Russell, New includes Wentworth, Anne, Louisa, Henrietta, Captain BenwickThem…
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That is a trick question, i can tell, because all of our sences are extremely major. I know that many people overcome their obsticles when they loose a major sence, but it's still obviously really hard for them.
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Matthew Macfadyen played Darcy in the '05 version of Pride and Prejudice.
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Not my business, but good for her either way! She is beautiful and I would love to see her star in many more roles!
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The Bronte sisters were born in Thornton and in 1820 the family moved to Haworth, west-north-west of Bradford, Yorkshire. Howarth Parsonage, the former home of the Bronte family, houses the Bronte Museum.
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Jane Austen began to write Emma in January of 1814 and finished it a little over a year later, in March of 1815. It was then edited for publication, and published in December of 1815.
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Pride and Prejudice That was when one of Elizabeth Bennett's suitors, Mr. Collins asks Elizabeth to marry him. Elizabeth refuses, and Elizabeth's mother Mrs. Bennett appeals to Mr. Bennett to talk to Elizabeth and convince her to accept Mr. Collins' proposal. She tells Mr. Bennett to tell Elizabeth…
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Sense and Sensibility is about the lives of two sisters who fall in love, Marianne and Elinor Dashwood. Elinor is all sense, while Marianne is all sensibility; Elinor is very rational and sensible, while Marianne is highly passionate and emotional.
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Jane Austen wrote about her world and the things that she knew best. Her intricate detail outlines human behavior precisely and accurately. Her humor is enjoyable as some of her characters make big pompous displays and occasionally make fools of themselves. She portrays life as it truly is and that …
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Writing romantic fiction: Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibilty....
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Any woman in England at Jane Austen's time, unless she was a servant or laborer, really only had three options in life - get married, be a dependant on some relative, or be "lost to all good society." Courting and marriage was what life was all about for most of the women she knew.Things were partic…
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Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775.
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Literary style is the style in which the author chooses to write to his or her audience.
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Jane Austen.
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Jane Austen was an important English author. She was born in 1775 in Steventon Rectory in England to Cassandra and John Austen. Her siblings were George, James, Francis, Charles, Henrey, James, Edward, and Cassandra. Her father was curate of the perish(he was the preacher). Jane never married altho…
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The message of Sense and Sensibility is that people should marry for love rather than for money.
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On the surface, the lesson is not to meddle in other people's lives.But there is a deeper lesson, which is that the very limited opportunities afforded women of that time were causing trouble. Emma meddles because she is bored, but she is nothing compared to Mrs. Elton, who is both bored and unimagi…
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Because aside from writing extraordinary books with her unique writing style, she was one of the first published female writers.
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Pride and PrejudicePeople say that you can never love someone when you are young including when the other person is the total opposite.Have you ever loved someone so much that what ever you did you kept thinking about that person? This is a great novel about that.The ideal is to give you a feel of w…
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Six brothers-James (1765-1819), George (1766-1838), Edward (1767-1852), Henry Thomas (1771-1850), Francis William (Frank) (1774-1865), Charles John (1779-1852)-and one sister, Cassandra Elizabeth (1773-1845).
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Jane Austen had six brothers and one sister, Cassandra, who was the basis for one of her characters, Jane Bennet, in Pride and Prejudice.
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If you enjoyed Shannon Hale's Austenland and/or the movie, Lost in Austen, you might want to consider this tumblr RP group. It's just forming and men, particularly canon, are needed. There is a link below.
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No, she never married. She was proposed to by suitor Harris Bigg-Wither, who was a very wealthy man. She accepted his proposal at first, but rejected him after thinking about the idea for less than a day. In the film Becoming Jane, she is shown eloping with Tom Lefroy, only to change her mind, but …
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Not based on any book, but aspects of it are taken from Pride and Prejudice Actually, the film is based on the book of the same name by Helen Fielding, which does contain echoes of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, for example the fact that the hero has the surname Darcy.
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Unfortunately, NOBODY... She was, nevertheless, engaged, but only for several hours. She had accepted a proposal of marriage earlier in the evening (simply because it was convenient), but the absence of love made her break off the engagement the following morning.
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Jane Austen was born on the 16th of December 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire.
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Jane Austen died at 4:30 am on July 18, 1817 at the age of 41. Although the actual cause of death is unknown, it is possible that she died from Addisons Disease. ----- Most likely Addison's disease or Hodgkin's Lymphoma no one really knows for sure ----- Jane Austen's health began to decline earl…
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Jane Austen died on July 18, 1817 at the age of 41.
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In the Memory of Jane Austen youngest daughter of the Late Rev.d George Austen formerly rector of Steventon in this County She departed this Life on the 18th of July, 1817, Aged 41, after a long illness supported with the patience and the hopes of a Christian
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In Memory of JANE AUSTEN, youngest daughter of the late Revd GEORGE AUSTEN, formerly Rector of Steventon in this County She departed this Life on the 18th of July1817, aged 41, after a long illness supported with the patience and hopes of a Christian. The benevolence of her heart, the sweetne…
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Jane Austen had 7 siblings - 6 brothers and one older sister.In age order:James Austen was Jane's oldest sibling,George Austen (George was unfortunately disabled and did not live with the family because of this)Edward Austen (Edward was adopted by rich relations so he did not live with the family ei…
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Jane Austen never went to America. In fact, she never went more than a few miles from the small country towns in which she lived, with the exception of occasional trips to London to visit her brother's family. This makes her understanding of human nature all the more remarkable. But, as Agatha Chri…
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There were many different types of literature in the 18th century including Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice. Literature in the 18th century also included poems by American writers.
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Both Mr. Bennet and Mrs. Bennet neglected their children's education. Mrs. Bennet had some excuse for this, perhaps, because she was rather ignorant. Mr. Bennet, on the other hand, seemed to think it was unnecessary for women to be educated. This seems odd, because he prized the intelligence of Eliz…
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Jane Austen seems to have started writing early in life for the entertainment of her family. Later on she had ideas about things that she felt should be said, and obviously had the ability to say them.Jane Austen was a genius who saw world in a way that was different from how her contemporaries saw …
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Well, we see that her novels are centered mostly around love and marriage. She is also considered to have superb dialogue and plot lines.
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Jane Austen had a flirtation with Thomas Lefroy when she was about 21. They knew each other for about five or six weeks. There are extant writing for both saying they had feelings for each other. But it seems his family intervened, and that was the end of it.The movie, Becoming Jane, turned this int…
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Jane Austen grew up in Steventon, Hampshire, Great Britain, a rural English village.
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Jane Austen idealised relationships based on mutual love and respect. In Pride and Prejudice, for example, Lizzy and Mr Darcy, Jane and Mr Bingley and Mr and Mrs Gardiner are all happily married because they have this kind of relationship, whereas Charlotte and Mr Collins, Lydia and Mr Wickham and M…
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The Bennet girls are (from oldest to youngest): Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty (I believe the real name is Catherine), and Lydia. Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley.
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Sense and Sensibility has two, closely related and intertwined, plots that offer a contrast to each other. Both are stories of young women who fall in love, are disappointed, and find happiness and love in the end.In the case of Elinor, it is a story of a woman of good sense, who is guided by her mi…
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The Navy is a place where a man can prove himself, both as a man of courage, and as a man who can make a fortune. Captain Wentworth has made quite a lot of money in the Navy, has has Admiral Croft. It is a risky business to be in, however, and we get a sense of danger from the facts that Captain Wen…
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