Essays about: "Austen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the word Austen.

  1. 1. FEMINISM AND ELIZABETH A Comparison Between Elizabeth Bennet and Secondary Characters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jenny Malmborg; [2020-09-22]
    Keywords : feminism; women in literature;

    Abstract : While feminism in Pride and Prejudice has been a subject for discussion for many decades, in this essay I aim to show how Elizabeth Bennet’s feminism is shown through the comparison with three secondary characters. This essay will examine the characters with the help of a narratological approach that shows what main trait the characters have and how this is used to explain them further concerning feminism and Elizabeth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vanity, Grief and Mary Musgrove : A Psychoanalytic Analysis of Jane Austen's Persuasion

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Anneli Olsson Hagman; [2020]
    Keywords : Persuasion; Jane Austen; Mary Musgrove; psychoanalytic literary theory; grief; Freud; defence-mechanisms; repression; projection; unconsious;

    Abstract : The novel Persuasion by Jane Austen stands out from her canon partly due to the explicit reflection of society’s changing view of the British nobility in the early 19th century. The shallowness and alarming lack of responsibility displayed by the Elliot family is a representation of the growing opinion of the landed gentry being useless and not fit to lead the nation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Gaze In Fantasy Literature : A critical analysis of the novel A Game of Thrones

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Henrik Oresten; [2020]
    Keywords : A Game of Thrones; Feminist criticism; Gaze theory;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna studie är att utforska den manliga och kvinnliga blicken i George R.R. Martins fantasinovell, A Game of Thrones (1996). Jag föreslår att skillnader i hur den manliga och kvinnliga blicken betraktar sitt objekt, kan avslöjas genom kritisk analys av kvinnliga huvudkaraktären Sansa Stark. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quietly Defiant: Challenging Society’s Ideal Woman in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Alicia Hirvenoja Simon; [2020]
    Keywords : Jane Austen; literature; feminism; character analysis; sense and sensibility; pride and prejudice; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Jane Austen is a well-known author, particularly within feminist literary history as her texts often included the lives of young women. The protagonists of Austen’s novels have often been the subject of analysis regarding how the author argued about women’s position in society however the minor characters are seldom discussed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring values of Money, Reputation, and Appearance : Discussing the impact of class divisions through Jane Austen´s Pride and Prejudice in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sandra Darberg; [2019]
    Keywords : class division; Pride and Prejudice; EFL classroom; culture; upper secondary school; social class; reader response;

    Abstract : This essay is a discussion about how English teachers in the Swedish school system can use Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to encourage awareness and reflection in students regarding issues of class division and its impact on society. The essay provides examples of how the contemporary Swedish society and the society depicted in Pride and Prejudice share both similarities and differences in issues regarding class division. READ MORE