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Jane Austen

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Transcript of Jane Austen

Childhood
Biography Information
At the age of 10, Franny Price was sent away from her life of poverty with her family to live with her rich aunt, uncle and cousins.


Many years later when she is a young adult she starts to have feelings for Edmund, her cousin who was the only one nice to her.


A wealthy neighbor, Henry, proposes to Franny who does not love him back so she says no. Franny gets sent home to live in real poverty with her own family.


Franny returns to Mansfield park where Edmund realizes he loves Franny and they live happily ever after.




Pride and Prejudice
Famous Works: Northanger Abby
Catherine goes to Beth and meets Henry Tilney.


The Tilneys invites Catherine to their estate Northanger Abbey.


The house was very pleasant, to the disappointment of Catherine, except the unused rooms that were shut after Mrs. Tilney’s death 9 years ago.


She believes that Mr. Tilney played a part in his wife's death.


Catherines suspicions were proved wrong when Henry caught her in one of the unused rooms.


Catherine is sent home when the Mr. Tilney finds out she is poor, not rich but Henry comes after her and they live happily ever after.

Gothic Author
Study

Jane Austen
By
Eliza Clark,
Anna Allen,
Samantha Menke,
and
Izzy Lieberman



In Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”, The Bennet family is trying to marry off their daughters to rich men.

Elizabeth falls in love with Mr. Darcy, who previously despised her

Throughout the events, Mr. Darcy looks past her lower social status and lets himself love Elizabeth. They get married and live happily ever after.


Persuasion
Pride and Prejudice
The
theme
of Pride and Prejudice is:
"Don't judge others so quickly, get to know them, and don't base relationships off past experiences."

Period 3 Mrs. Mottern
The
theme
of Persuasion is:
"There are dangers of not being firm about what is right, and not seizing the moment. Individuals shouldn't let others persuade one to not to do what they think is right."

Imagery: (sight)
“...weary ankles, dirty stockings, and
a face glowing with the warmth of exercise”

About Jane Austen...


Anne, who was born into a upper class family, is one of three children who are all female.

The sister that is also single like her is very mean and doesn't like her. The father is an aristocratic fool that puts everyone down and it drives her crazy.

Anne falls in love with a captain of the Navy named Captain Wentworth, but is "persuaded" to turn down his marriage proposal.

A year later he is back, and despite all the other characters, Anne marries him and they live happily ever after.

Alliteration:
"...for there is
such
a
sight
to be
seen
!" which repeats the letter "
s
".


Literary Devices in Pride and Prejudice
Gothic Elements...
Revenge-
Wickham runs off with Lydia in order to ruin Darcy's image for the Bennet family.
The Pursued Heroine
- Elizabeth is the pursued heroine in Persuasion.
Persuasion
Literary Devices in Persuasion
Gothic Elements...
Simile
: "Mr Elliot's character, like the Sultaness Scheherazade's head, must live another day."
Positive
human behavoir shown in characters
establishing relationships
engaging text
relating to yourself
Various people appreciate the...
Negative
confusing
uninteresting
too much meaningless detail
Some people say Jane Austin's novels are...

Isolation
: Anne is isolated socially and in her family


Symbolism: Kellynch Hall is a symbol of high social power and status
crammed at the end
Northanger Abbey
Personification
- “ A violent gust of wind, rising with a sudden fury, added fresh horror to the moment.”

Literary Devices
Gothic Elements
Alliteration- “ A cold sweat stood on her forehead, the manuscript fell from her hand, and groping her way to the bed, she jumped hastily in, and
sought some suspension
of agony by creeping far underneath the clothes.”

Mystery
- There is mystery in Northanger Abbey about the death of Mrs. Tilney.

The Supernatural
- Catherine believes that Northanger Abbey is haunted.
The theme of Northanger Abbey is …
" One must communicate with one another to understand and be understood by each other.”

Mansfield Park
Mansfield Park
Literary Devices
Gothic Elements
Simile
- “The assurance of Edmund’s being so soon to take orders, coming upon her like a blow that had been suspended, and still hoped uncertain and at a distance, was felt with resentment and mortification.”


Repetition
- “His sisters, to whom he had an opportunity of speaking the next morning, were
quite
as impatient of his advice,
quite
as unyielding to his representation,
quite
as determined in the cause of pleasure, as Tom."

Pursued Heroine
- Franny is a virtuous young women who is terrorized by her mean uncle, aunts, and cousins.

Isolation
- There is isolation in Mansfield Park because Franny room is in the attic and she is treated like a lower class with no friends.

The theme of Mansfield Park is…
“ High morals do not necessarily come with high social standing, people born in lower social ranks should be given an opportunity to move up through one's moral behavior.

Teenage Years
started writing
"Jane's Juvenilla" aka her writing notebook
well rounded
The Six Novels of her Career
wrote "First Impressons"
published as "Pride and Prejudice" in January of 1813
wrote "Susan"
published as "Northanger Abbey" in December 1817
wrote and published "Mansfield Park" in July 1814
wrote "Elinor and Marianne"
published as "Sense and Sensibility" in October of 1811
wrote and published "Emma" in December 1815
started writing "Persuasion"
Later on in Life
fell in love often
father died in 1805
moved around from place to place
moved in with brother in 1809
Jane Austen
1775-1817
The Six Novels of her Career
wrote "Elinor and Marianne"
published as "Sense and Sensibility" in October of 1811

wrote "First Impressions"
published as "Pride and Prejudice" in January of 1813

wrote "Mansfield Park" and published it in July of 1814

wrote "Emma" and published it in December of 1817

wrote "Susan"
published as "Northanger Abbey" in December 1817

started writing "Persuasion"
wrote "Elinor and Marianne"
published as "Sense and Sensibility" in October of 1811

wrote "First Impressions"
published as "Pride and Prejudice" in January of 1813

wrote "Mansfield Park" and published it in July of 1814

wrote "Emma" and published it in December of 1817

wrote "Susan"
published as "Northanger Abbey" in December 1817

started writing "Persuasion"
The Six Novels of her Career
wrote "Elinor and Marianne"
published as "Sense and Sensibility" in October of 1811

wrote "First Impressions"
published as "Pride and Prejudice" in January of 1813

wrote "Mansfield Park" and published it in July of 1814

wrote "Emma" and published it in December of 1817

wrote "Susan"
published as "Northanger Abbey" in December 1817

started writing "Persuasion"
The Six Novels of her Career
Fun fact: Austen was known
to be a party animal.
Not so fun fact: Austen was broken up with by her first love, Tom Lefroy, because she was a "nobody".
Fun fact: Austen was proposed to once, and she accepted. However, she returned the ring the day after the proposal because she felt she wasn't in love.
born in December, 1775
seventh of eight children, second daughter
encouraged to read from young age
went to boarding school with sister and caught typhus
family had financial troubles
Fun fact: Austen once wrote a book with her older sister.
The Pursued Heroine: Anne is a poetic, virtuous woman, and her old aristocratic father is foolish and unkind.
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