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    represent the sense and Marianne to represent the sensibility. Sense and sensibility also indicates a split division, polar opposites, and how these opposites compliment each other, as can be seen throughout the novel. The dominant theme in this novel is sense prevailing over sensibility. It is a theme which can be seen in most of the characters; however the concentration is on Elinor and Marianne, who are two sisters and are often perceived as polar opposites. Marianne tends to be viewed as the

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    What role does gossip have in society? What significance does it have in the formation of both disputes and disclosures? Gossip is commonly believed to be a cause of conflict between individuals in society; however, one can assert that it can also be beneficial via means of influence. In being influenced, people can harness the gossip for their benefit. Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility approaches gossip in a way that shows how it can both resolve and initiate conflicts within the novel’s plot

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    Austin can be summarized and analyzed in all the different forms of essays that we have written in this semester. Sense and Sensibility is a novel whose story revolves around two sister: Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. They have a younger sister, Margaret and a stepbrother, John. Their father, Henry Dashwood dies and his property is inherited by John who is already married to the wealthy Fanny Ferrars. John makes a promise to his father that he would take care of his mother and sisters as that was the

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    realism to elicit the theme of growing up and the effect it has on the characters’ points of view. This theme is most evident in the female protagonists-- Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility, and Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey. Although both characters hold an ideal world in their minds, their personalities differ enormously. While Marianne imagines the world to be perfect and romantic, Catherine lives as a heroine and is constantly on the search for frightening scenes. However, despite

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    promote sense moderated by sensibility. Sense and Sensibility’s two main characters clearly demonstrate the interplay of these opposing characteristics. Elinor, who embodies rational sense, and Marianne, who personifies emotional sensibility, combine to temper each other’s

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    and Sensibility, as well as her own temperament, to promote sense moderated by sensibility. Sense and Sensibility’s two main characters clearly demonstrate the interplay of these opposing characteristics. Elinor, who embodies rational sense, and Marianne, who personifies emotional sensibility, combine to temper each other’s extremes. “Elinor… possessed a strength

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    Austen, Sense and Sensibility has been applauded for its insight into ethics and social vision. Sense and Sensibility’s meaning behind its title comes from the two main characters of the book, Elinor expresses the “sense” half of the title while Marianne embodies the “sensibility”. But why the redundancy? When Austen penned the novel two centuries ago, sensibility didn’t mean practical or sensible (as in today’s definitions), its meaning translated more amongst the lines of sensitive. Jane Austen

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    opposite sides of the spectrum. The words are perfect ways of contrasting the characters of Marianne and Elinor in the novel Sense and Sensibility. Sense, defined as the ability to be aware of things around her describes Elinor. She is the calm, quiet and collective sister, who makes decisions based on practicality. Sensibility, or the trait of being affected by changes in surroundings fits Marianne. She's the foolish, whimsical and irrational sister, driven by passion and emotion. Both characters

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    Benevolent, willing, and knowledgeable—are all characteristics of Elinor Dashwood. Authors often use characteristics of characters to portray them as imperative pieces of the plot. In Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, Elinor is shown as an important character through her compassion towards others and her willingness to help her family through difficult situations. Readers first see Elinor’s importance to the novel through her compassion towards Colonel Brandon, John Willoughby, and Edward Ferrars

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    tells the story Elinor (Shanelle Leonard) and Marianne Dashwood (Emily Bosco) who represent sense and sensibility respectively. Both women have their respective love interests and express their feelings based on their personalities. Elinor is more restrained in displaying affection while Marianne openly expresses the fact that she in love. Societal rules of the time, such as marrying money, ruins the fantasy of love for both sisters. Elinor and Marianne both experience heartbreak and display their

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