The Idea Of Marriage In Jane Austen's Love

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” (Lao Tzu, 530 BC) Marriage has an always will be a concept that will be important to people. It’s everywhere both physically and in spirit. If there isn’t a show on TV highlighting a woman’s tough search for the perfect wedding dress, it’s your mother pestering you to settle down and find a nice man to marry because that’s what you’re supposed to do; right? Its importance lies deep within the history of the world from the beginning of time and will stay just as important to the end. But it never stays with the same level of importance to everyone as maybe one would think. There are millions of cases where people refuse to get married whether it be for a personal reason or they just wouldn’t do it because they don’t feel the need to have that kind of connection with anyone. That’s fine, right? Is marriage so important to us that we cannot ignore the fact that it isn’t as important as we make it out to be? The notion of marriage has changed drastically throughout time from generation to generation: so how does this effect women from generation to generation?
As we all know the central roles that we
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For Austen, at least at that age, love was simple and very much innocent in a way. The character looks at things more in an emotional way instead of in more of a level headed and slightly guarded way (A.K.A. the ‘Cult of Sensibility’) and this is the way she thinks throughout. Though this novel was more along the lines of something that was made up for the benefit of making fun of other novels where women act in such a way. Therefore, we see that she has a good knowledge about marriage and regards anyone else’s ideas that it’s something light as something funny rather than serious. It’s more on the side of satire than it is a serious novel about love. We can clearly see the dramatization

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