Love and Marriage in Jane Austen's Novels Parallels of Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice

@inproceedings{Cardell2012LoveAM,
  title={Love and Marriage in Jane Austen's Novels Parallels of Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Ballester Cardell},
  year={2012}
}
That Jane Austen’s most beloved novels Sense and Sensibility (1811) and Pride and Prejudice (1813) have many things in common can be rather easily deducted by any reader. In this essay, I take that view one step further and claim that there are direct parallels in Austen’s main characters in the two novels, and that this is a conscious choice made by the author. The moral of both stories is that to have a happy marriage, the spouses should not only have courted for some time, instead of falling… CONTINUE READING

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