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    The novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen could not have been named better. This is because of the personalities that result in the actions of the two main characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett. Elizabeth Bennett, or Lizzie, is one of the five Bennett daughters, but is nothing like her other sisters. She completely refutes society’s ideas about a woman’s purpose and marriage. This often leads to her having more pride than the average woman of the Regency Period. Elizabeth does end up marrying the stubborn Mr. Darcy. Darcy is a younger, rich man who sticks to his first judgment of others. Darcy is a very prejudiced man, who will not settle for just any woman for him to marry. In this novel, we see Elizabeth’s pride when she…

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    True North – Anna Darlene Edmondson “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him (Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV). Say you were lost in dense-wooded timberland. Probably, your own intuitions of ‘true north’ would misguide you (like my GPS). It’s continuously recalculating … and sadly, I miss appointments. Ugh! Truth is, I depend on technology and believe it’s faultless. Yet, glitches abound with nearly everything man creates. However,…

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    Jane Austen, one of the most renowned novelists in British history, impacted literary society with only six novels. Austen’s moral, realistic, and entertaining novels continue to captivate their readers to this day. Her life was not one of glamour and fame; it was a quiet yet social life. Jane incorporated her own experiences with love and loss to make her stories the beloved novels they are today. Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, in Steventon, Hampshire. Her father, Reverend George…

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    Pride and Prejudice presents the various qualities in which people seek in marriage. The Regency era was going through a time of enlightenment, where the traditional practice of marrying to gain money or power was beginning to conflict with marrying for affection and love. Pride and Prejudice shows this difference in the marriages that take place, some people which prioritize reason over love, others love over reason. Jane Austen uses the marriages in Pride and Prejudice to show the clash of…

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    Jane Austen Research Paper

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    esteemed author, once stated, “Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.” Perhaps such a statement is radical, but it is undisputable that tales such as Pride and Prejudice are well-loved classics. Jane Austen had a childhood that poised her for success, a sudden development of her career, wrote many pieces of literature, is known for various themes and genres, used various literary techniques, and has won a variety of awards. Jane Austen was a phenomenal author, from her…

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    Jane Austen and Societal Exposure in Northanger Abbey Biographical Summary Jane Austen, a classic literary author, was born on December 16, 1775 in Hampshire, England. Her parents are Cassandra Leigh Austen and Reverend George Austen, who raised eight children: James, George, Edward, Henry, Jane, Cassandra, Francis, and Charles. Austen was introduced to her love of writing through the plays she and her family wrote and performed for each other. For most of their life Austen and her sister…

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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…

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    The hectic and chaotic environments in which Jane Austen’s novels revolved around are believed not to be complete fiction, and are most likely accurate depictions of her true family and social environment. Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 to her parents, Reverend Mr. George Austen and Cassandra Austin, in Hampshire, England. After just turning a few months old, Jane, like all of her siblings, were sent away for a few months to a wet nurse until the mother, Cassandra, had regained her…

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    Jane Austen is known for being a writer of women, and romance, but she is a major influence of gender stereotypes after her time. In many of her works, Austen would flout at how femininity and masculinity were ruled by societal standards. Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey follows suit with this concept, by depicting her characters as what was expected of their gender to what was abhorred in upper-middle class and high society. The second to the youngest of eight children, Jane Austen was born on…

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    Jane Austen’s love life was worse than Oedipus Rex’s. However, that did not hold Austen back. Without a husband, she had more time to write novels. She wrote three novels by the age of twenty five (Spark Note Editors). Jane Austen is now one of the most well-known authors in this world. One of her more known novels is Persuasion. Persuasion is a romantic novel written in the 1800’s. It is about a young woman named Anne Elliot. She is the protagonist in the story of Persuasion. Anne Elliot is a…

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