Attention Getter Of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

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Jane Austen
I. Introduction:
Attention Getter: “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” said by Elizabeth Bennet in the Jane Austen novel, Pride and Prejudice. Is it possible that an 18th Century novelist still be relevant 200 hundred years later, in today’s 21st century world? It would seem that the answer is a definite Yes. Even though in Austen’s day she was not as well recognized, it would so happen to be that her strong female characters have not only been able to withstand the test of time but also has managed to integrate into a part of our culture presently. Austen’s novels are discussed in classrooms to even
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Persuasion published 1817 after her death tells the story of love separated due to financial barriers and years later if the lovers will reunite after all is said and done.
6. Northanger Abbey published in 1817 also after her death. This novel is said to have been Jane’s most light hearted novel even though still tackles serious issues in matrimony
Transition: Now that her works were discussed I will go on to speak about how her work lives on not only through just the use of literature.
III. Jane Austen’s novels if it be their Romanic theme will always be a popular genre or because the fact that Austen’s work is just that inspiring, either way has resulted in her works being made in to countless film adaptations.
1. Pride and Prejudice has been made into several adaptations from 1940 – present day even including Pride and Prejudice and zombies which was a mashup with a book made by Seth Grahame-Smith.
2. Sense and Sensibility a like has been adapted several times 1971- today. Emma Thompson whom was an actress for one its adaptations in 1995 also wrote a screen play for this novel, which went on to receive an

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