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  • Jane Austen

    Timi 0Butterick #5 Language Arts 2-17-13 Book Report Jane Austen‚ author of many well known books such as Pride and Predjudice. Today her books are considered literary classics. Jane was born on December 16‚ 1775. Her parents were well respected in the community. Jane had many siblings growing up and her famiy was very close. In the enviornment jane grew up in it stressed learning and creative thinking and thats when sh began to write. She was encouraged to read books from her fathers

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    Jane Austen One of England ’s Foremost Novelists Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction‚ earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism‚ biting irony and social commentary have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics today (Merriam). The inspiration for Jane Austen’s writing comes from her education‚ speculation of her sexuality‚ and future hopes. Her earliest known writing

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    Kate Smith Analysis of Extract from Chapter 3 of Pride and Prejudice The novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen was first published in 1813. The novel has a third person narrator‚ is romantic fiction and covers themes such as love‚ romance‚ marriage‚ reputation‚ money‚ status‚ class and hierarchy but it also deals with the social changes that were happening at the time including more social mobility due to ‘new money’ and the role of women in society as they began to try and break down

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  • Jane Austen Essay

    MAHA  DOSTMOHAMED     Maha Dostmohamed Ms. Jalaluddin ENG3U1 September 16th‚ 2011 Behind the Success of Jane Austen “In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great‚ some achieve greatness‚ and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.” (William Shakespeare). In this quote‚ William Shakespeare is talking about the different ways that one becomes great. To be born great‚ for example‚ is comparable to someone born into a royal family‚ one who did not have to

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  • Feminism in Jane Austen

    Feminism in Jane Austen "I often wonder how you can find time for what you do‚ in addition to the care of the house; and how good Mrs. West could have written such books and collected so many hard works‚ with all her family cares‚ is still more a matter of astonishment! Composition seems to me impossible with a head full of joints of mutton and doses of rhubarb." -- Jane Austen‚ letter of September 8 1816 to Cassandra "I will only add in justice to men‚ that though to the larger and more trifling

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  • Jane Austen "On Women"

    Jane Austen “On Women” In her role as a 19th century female author‚ Jane Austen has a privilege that many other women of her time do not have. She skillfully engages her audience and draws them toward her views of life through the characters she employs in her novels. Austen masterfully utilizes satire in her writings. As she portrays characters and circumstances‚ irony is her chief literary technique. The plots and themes of her novels are intensified as readers view the situations from the view

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  • Jane Austen biography

    Jane Austen Biography Jane Austen was a feminist and an English author ahead of her own time. Jane was born in 1775 and died in 1817 at age 41 due to an illness‚ which at the time was incurable. Today Jane’s work is recognized and greatly appreciated all over the world partly thanks to the reproductions of her classical works‚ and the television and movie productions covering her novels. One of the main things that separated Jane Austen from the women of her time was her refusal to marry for

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  • Emma by Jane Austen

    Introduction : Jane Austen’s Emma‚ published in 1815‚ presents an in-depth look on how society in England dealt with the differences between classes‚ precisely on how the members of the upper class interacted both with each others and with those lower than them. Emma is a departure for Jane Austen to take a side as a moralist and observe the common behavior of people in particular the cynism of social classes. The author herself spent her first 26 years in a small village like Highbury

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  • Emma by Jane Austen

    About the Author Jane Austen was born on December 16‚ 1775 at Steventon‚ England. She was the seventh child of the rector of the parish at Steventon‚ and lived with her family until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. Her father‚ Reverend George Austen‚ was from Kent and attended the Tunbridge School before studying at Oxford and receiving a living as a rector at Steventon. Her mother‚ Cassandra Leigh Austen‚ was the daughter of a patrician family. Among her siblings she had

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  • Interview ; Jane Austen

    Jane Austen Interview Interviewer: We have here with us today the one and only Jane Austen‚ author of Pride and Prejudice which has‚ to date‚ sold over 20 million copies. Welcome‚ Jane. Austen:Thank you‚ its great to be here. Interviewer:For those who haven’t read Pride and Prejudice‚ could you give us an overview of the story? Austen:Well‚ Pride and Prejudice is a novel centring a female protagonist‚ Elizabeth Bennet‚ forging her way through an established and rigid social hierarchy in the

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