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  • Austen's Novel Sense And Sensibility
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    Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility is a remarkable and memorable novel. Austen probably named her novel this because of her two main characters, Eleanor and Marianne. Eleanor is the oldest of the two girls, and has a great deal of common sense. Unlike Marianne, she controls her emotions with good sense and discretion. Eleanor's sense made her the person everyone could depend on. Marianne, on the other hand, is unthinking and totally engrossed in her romantic ideals. She lacks the sense an...
  • Willoughby's Family
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    Jane Austin's novel Sense and Sensibility focuses on the struggles of the Dashwood daughters when they are left with little money after their father dies. The lack of any kind of dowry leaves the future marital status of the girls uncertain. However marriage looks hopeful for Marianne when she meets wealthy Willoughby and he begins to court her. He is from an affluent family and shows great affection for Marianne and her family who are living in near poverty. All of Willougby's actions indicate ...
  • Jane Austen's 1813 Novel
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    This 5 page paper considers the limited roles of men and women in Jane Austen's society and assesses the social conventions, enforced by gossip, that keep women in line. This paper specifically explores the characterization of Elizabeth Bennett in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and argues that she is a representation of a modern woman in a nineteenth century world. 6 pages in length. Typical of Jane Austen's novels, the author strives to portray a more equitable relationship between the gende...
  • Love With Edward Farris
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    Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775, in Seven ton Parsonage in Hampshire England. She was the seventh child of eight children. She was well educated by her father, who was a clergyman. When she was young she started writing novels for her family. It took her fifteen years to find a publisher, but when she did, her words became very widely known. To this day she is considered to be the first great woman novelist. Austen's novels are mostly set in her own upper middle c...
  • Austen's Novel Sense And Sensibility
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    Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility illustrates a number of characteristics particular to Romantic Literature. Of these characteristics, few are better utilized to offer a view into the individual temperaments of her characters than the images of natural beauty present throughout the novel. In contrast to the Neo-classical ideal, which reserves no place for the appreciation of the sublime in nature in its structure and design, Romantic literature expresses a deep reverence and awe toward t...
  • Austen's Sense And Sensibility Contrasts Two Sisters
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    English author Jane Austen wrote satirical romances set within the confines of upper-middle-class English society. Her books are known for their sharp attention to the details of everyday life, and her skillful treatments of character and situation has marked Austen as an astute observer of human nature. This is highly evident in her treatment of the complex relationship between sense and sensibility in her novel of the same name. Jane Austen's Sense and sensibility contrasts two sisters: Marian...
  • Physical Signs Of Brandon's Sensibility
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    In her novel Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen resists the culture of sensibility. This resistance does not mean that she completely dismisses the culture of sensibility, as Austen does not advocate sense that discourages true emotion, romance and feeling, but instead calls for sensibility moderated by sense. The culture of sensibility, which defined sense as rational and sensibility as emotional, favoured the physical manifestation of feelings, such as crying or blushing, thus registering emot...

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