Sense and Sensibility

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Explore the insular world of the English countryside in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Follow the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, as they navigate the complexities of... Read more

Explore the insular world of the English countryside in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Follow the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, as they navigate the complexities of upper and middle-class English society in the early 18th century. Austen's satiric wit, subtlety, and perfection of style are all on display in this brilliant novel, which offers a delightful comedy of manners.

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Set in the English countryside, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen tells the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Elinor represents sense while Marianne represents sensibility. The novel explores the lives of different English families including husbands, mothers, daughters, fools, and snobs. Despite the struggles and challenges faced by the characters, Austen's brilliant satiric wit, subtlety, and perfect style shines through. The sisters find themselves deserted by the young men whom they intended to marry, leading to a delightful comedy of manners. Through the novel, readers are offered a glimpse into the upper and middle-class English society of the early 18th century.

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Subject: Language Arts

Grade: Grade 9-Grade 12

Brand: Dover Publications

Publisher Date: 12/27/1995

Author: Jane Austen

UPC: 9780486290492