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Subject: # 35333 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE Student´s name: Flores Navarro, Begoña Title of the paper:  The role of women in Pride and Prejudice Author or topic: Jane Austen   Abstract: Jane Austen was an English writer, who has excelled influential works in the Western literary canon. Let’s start with a brief introduction in which […]

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Introduction

The subject I have chosen to develop this first paper, is the education of women in the Georgian era, for this I used as a tool the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, in which we can see in a clear way and accurately this question and the importance for the writer. First, I’ll […]

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Biography

Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire, England, being the seventh daughter of George Austen and his wife Cassandra. Mr. Austen gave private lessons to students residing in the home of Austen. The family consisted of seven children, with Jane and her sister Cassandra, the only women. Cassandra and Jane got […]

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Pride and prejudice

This classic history of love and misunderstandings takes place in England of the late eighteenth century. The five Bennet sisters, Elizabeth, or Lizzy, Jane, Lydia, Mary and Kitty have been raised by a mother whose only attachment is to find husband, here is the education of women in this age. But Elizabeth, intelligent and character, […]

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Culture in the Georgian era

Culturally, the Georgian era was characterized by the emergence of the novel and the discussion about whether it was a literary quality. The renaissance of the novel is linked to the emergence of the middle class, which, unlike the nobility, had not been brought up with the classics, not know Latin or Greek nor shared […]

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Female education in the Georgian era

During Jane Austen’s time there was no education system, education of children took place in Sunday schools, or wealthy families, through a governess and tutors. There were also some “schools for women”, who otherwise had a bad reputation because” real” education was received there was very poor. On the other hand, it was common to […]

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Chronological order

We will group the six novels she wrote into two different periods. During the first, Pride and Prejudice, considered the best of her novels, which began writing in 1796, but not published until 1813. Also in this period, Sense and Sensibility (1811), and Northanger Abbey (1818). Her second creative period began in 1811, and scored […]

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Conclusion

For ending this work, I will say that after having worked so hard in my First Paper on Jane Austen, sincerely I think she was a great author, with a very delicate way to convey her thoughts and feelings, and extremely good at causing sensations in the reader to read one of her novels. It […]

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Bibliography

Austen, Jane. Orgullo y Prejuicio. Madrid: Cátedra, 1987. Print Kelly, Gary. Jane Austen, British Romantic Novelists. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. http://www.online-literature.com/austen/prideprejudice http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_austen http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1719defoe-women.asp http://www.epdlp.com/escritor.php?id=1419  

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