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  • Emma And Mr Knightley
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    Emma Austen, Jane. Emma. New York: Bantam Books, 1981. Emma takes place in Hartfield, which is a part of Highbury, England. Highbury was a large and populous village, but Hartfield was much quieter and secluded. The story is in a time where you only married people of your own social status. Therefore, the story probably takes place in the Eighteenth century but there is no direct reference to the time at which the story takes place. It was a romantic time where women were concerned with marrying...
  • History Of Mary Prince And Emma
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    T.B. English 418 March 19, 2002 The differences between Emma By Jane Austen and The History of Mary Prince By Mary Prince The differences between Emma by Jane Austen, a classical novel, and the autobiographical slave narrative, The History of Mary Prince are many and varied, but what stood out in my mind most prominently was the difference in character development. The novel delved very deeply into the life, character, breeding, make-up, and personality of it's subjects, but the narrative, inste...
  • October Emma And Mr Knightley
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    Author Jane Austen Title Emma Publisher Everyman's Library Cop. London. 1991 First published in 1816 Motto The book does not have a motto. I chose this book because I read Pride and Prejudice and I absolutely loved it. My mother told me Jane Austen wrote another book like it called 'Emma', and I decided to try it. I expected the story to be about the life of a young woman from the middle or rich upper-class living in England in the 19th century. This is also why I chose the book; I'm really inte...
  • Emma Mr Elton
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    Emma Essay on the social activities& balls, their importance & enjoy ability throughout the novel etc. Throughout the novel, we see many ways in which social events & activities revolve around the central characters & the theme of status & marriage. Emma takes part in all of the activities throughout the novel, as she is the one trying to use these activities to match-make & lead others. We see Emma taking part in all of these events whether balls, painting or walking. These are taken as a luxur...
  • Cyrano's Daily Love Letters To Roxanne
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    Literature has a profound affect on societal views. Throughout history women have been susceptible to the influence of written word. Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac and Flaubert's Madame Bovary illustrate how literature has shaped women's views of how love should exist. "Flaubert depicts the trivial but persuasive ways in which a powerful style of being comes to affect the expectations which the most unremarkable people have of life" (Bersani x ). Emma's illusions of love are attributed to the nove...

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