He moved to London, and Jane visited him then she attended the theater, art exhibition, and social events. Edward, another brother, got adopted by knights, and Jane took part in the privilege. As a child Jane wrote comic books, at the age of 19 she had her first mature works’. It was a novella, Lady Susan, she wrote this novella as a series of letters. In her twenties Jane wrote novels, “Elinor and Marianne”, and “First Impressions.” These books soon became Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.
Her surroundings certainly influence her works, for she lived during the Transcendentalism and Romantic periods, not to mention the ghastly, but necessary Civil War. Transcendentalism and romanticism brought new ideas, literature, and ways of life and beliefs, and Alcott knew two great philosophers of that time, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. She lived with her parents and her three sisters in several places throughout Massachusetts. Alcott worked very hard for her family, and started writing about her childhood in stories. Her best-known novel is “Little Women” or “Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy”.
Her nephew James Edward Austen - Leigh in A Memoir of Jane Austen describes their financial state: "For the next for years Mrs. Austen and her two daughters, with a small income, were living first in lodgings" (339), which were the years that Jane Austen had stopped writing. In 1808 her brother Edward Austen provided them with a permanent residence in Chawton Cottage, and at this house Austen decided to revise her earlier work "Elinor and Marianne." She worked very delightedly for its revision; as Jane herself wrote in one of her letters to her sister Cassandra: "I am n... ... middle of paper ... ...ts" Adolescence. 33. 131 (1998) 597-599 Magill, Frank N. Jane Austen.
She had never been married but most likely loved love. She was also a very realistic and ironic writer, and with Pride and Prejudice being this genre she brought a lot of realism and irony considering the period it was written in. Pride and Prejudice is the second book publish by Jane Austen, but it is her most popular work for many, many different obvious reasons (Wikipedia). The story of Pride and Prejudice begins at the Bennet’s household with a humorous father, obsessive mother, and five unmarried daughters. The plot begins once the family finds out that ... ... middle of paper ... ...ls consider, the search for self.
Through her works of romantic fiction, Jane Austen has made a place for herself as one of the most widely read authors in English literature. Her realism, witty writing style, and social commentary have given her historical significance among scholars and critics and have earned her a place in the hearts of many readers both young and old. Although, sadly, she did not live to see the extent of her legacy. From her teenage years into her thirties, Austen experimented with various literary forms. She wrote and extensively revised three major novels and began a fourth.
Marika Cabay British Literature Ms. Martina Diaz April 6, 2014 Sense and Sensibility By: Jane Austen Some novels written back then from authors have made huge impacts on authors today. The novel “Sense and Sensibility” is an astounding story that was able to enhance their readers point of view towards love, greed, and most importantly family. The novel presents the audience with extraordinary characters that created an experience of something similar to today’s society. Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in Stevenson, England. Where her family was close and her parents were well respected community members.
Jane Austen was an exceptional English author of romantic fiction novels. However, it was not until after Jane’s lifetime that she was well acknowledged as a writer. Jane grew up with a large family whom she was very close to. She was inspired by her family greatly, and because of this wrote about situations relatable to everyday life. She was also a very innovative author; she helped to shape new ways of writing in her works.
Mary was the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. Since, she had poets as parents; she would read all of their works. Mary read many novels that were gothic, French, and German. She also read numerous romantic novels. Mary lived in England, however people would not accept her.
She eventually wrote her own novel. The novel was a romantic fiction with multiple love letters creating the book. The novel is called Love and Friendship. Her father started her interests in reading and writing because he let Jane an... ... middle of paper ... ...d was a huge success. A 2nd edition was ordered by October.
Jane Austen was a stellar English author. Though she only wrote six novels, her unique and effective style of writing was evident to all who read her works. The elements used by Austen are still relevant in today’s day and age. Austen’s stories are full of allusions to geography, history, literature, philosophy, and mythology. Her novels are full of themes pertaining to love, marriage, and society fitting in to the genre of romantic fiction.