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  • The Jane Austen

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    Jane Austen was born in Hampshire, England on December 16, 1775. Her father was Reverend George Austen and her mother was Cassandra Leigh Austen. Jane was the youngest daughter of a large, close family. She had six brothers and one sister. She was especially close to her sister and brother, Cassandra and Henry. When Jane was eight, she and her sister were sent to Oxford and then Southampton. Because of an outbreak of typhus, a bacterial disease spread by lice or fleas, Jane nearly died. After this

  • Jane Austen And Jane Eyre

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    and the Prejudice – Jane Austen & Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte How is social class explored in both texts through the use of stylistic devices and how do the different perspectives help appeal to the audience? Introduction: Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte explore social class in a number of different ways throughout their novels Pride and the Prejudice and Jane Eyre. They do this through the use of stylistic devices, which in turn appeals to their different audiences. Both Jane and Charlotte are

  • jane austen Essay

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    Jane Austen lived from 1775 until 1817, a span of four decades that saw significant changes in English social, political, and economic life. At the time her birth, England was embroiled in a bitter struggle with its American colonies, the loss of which, several years later, proved to be a tremendous blow to English political and military prestige. Under the rule of George III, England's political climate became increasingly unstable with constant struggles between the King and Whig politicians.

  • Persuasion by Jane Austen

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    Jane Austen, considered one of the most famous Romantic writers during her time, was praised for her ability and skill to write a good characterization. Persuasion, one of the most famous novels by Austen, is a good example of writing in which depicts her use of characterization and use of ironic styles in social relationships between classes in a society. In Persuasion, Austen uses attractive plots, different types of conflicts, rich characterization, and unique style to portray the emotions and

  • Decorum, By Jane Austen

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    also by voicing her opinion. Jane Austen presents a very clear violation in decorum which shows that even in the most respectable occasions, going against decorum is indeed permissible. In the novel, decorum is violated through physical appearance. In the early chapters of the book, the eldest sister of the Bennet family, Jane, had fallen sick and was left to stay at the estate of the Bingley family. Mrs. Bennet had perfectly plotted this scenario in hopes of Jane receiving more quality time with

  • Jane Austen Influences

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    Jane Austen In the Romantic era, there were many British writers who entertained audiences around the world. Today, their works are considered legendary. Many of these writers were females who not only produced short works, but longer novels as well. Many of these writers had personal experiences that influenced their writing. One of the dominant writers of this era, who found influences through her personal experiences with education and family was Jane Austen. Her life was filled with spending

  • Feminism, By Jane Austen

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    In the novel, Emma, Austen presents a view of feminism that, at this point in time is quite outstanding for her to do. Men were the dominant gender and in England women remained submissive to the men at all times. Women had specific roles in the household and in society. When the girls are young, they are expected to obey their fathers until they are grown and passed off to a husband so they are financially supported at all times during their life. Emma is a story about the everyday life of Emma

  • Persuasion, By Jane Austen

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    Ashley Lopez Novel: Persuasion (1818) Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817) Central Characters: Anne Elliot, the sensible daughter of Sir Walter Elliot. She is the middle daughter and is often disregarded. Sir Walter Elliot, father of Elizabeth, Anne, and Mary ( Elliot Musgrove). He is your typical upper class superior and is very vain. He drives the family into debt. Captain Frederick Wentworth, the young gentlemen who Anne loves. Their love creates this story. Other Characters: Elizabeth Elliot, the

  • Jane Austen Persuasion

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    Matthew Elmasri Sam Arkin Humanities Core 1A Monday December 7, 2009 Obliging Compliance and Private Rapture Jane Austen weaves the theme of travel throughout her novel, Persuasion, to solidify the value she places on sincerity of character in relation to social decorum. However, travel in this context is more broadly defined as any change or movement from one place to another. Changes of setting, social standing, or time, for instance, are all examples of travel that result in the reinforcement

  • Persuasion, By Jane Austen

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    Kathleen Hayes October 2nd, 2014 Paper #1 Prompt #9 In Jane Austen’s Persuasion, it may appear to some readers that Austen writes from a conservative perspective that reinforces women’s submissive and inferior roles in society. Many of the female characters seem to perpetuate traditional and oppressive gender roles, and a central plot line for most of the female characters involves finding a man to marry as a means of attaining ultimate happiness. However, while there are many examples of Austen’s

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