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22nd Feb '16 3:00:02 PM XFllo
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** Fanny Carr (''The Watsons''), Fanny Brandon, Fanny Dashwood (''Sense and Sensibility''), Frances Price and her daughter Fanny Price (''Mansfield Park''), Fanny Harville (''Emma''), and Fanny Noyce (''Sanditon'').

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** Fanny Carr (''The Watsons''), Fanny Brandon, Fanny Dashwood (''Sense and Sensibility''), Frances Price and her daughter Fanny Price (''Mansfield Park''), Fanny Harville (''Emma''), (''Persuasion''), and Fanny Noyce (''Sanditon'').



* RichBitch: There's one in most of the novels, but of particular note is ''Emma'', where she's the heroine -- and there's a second RichBitch played straighter.

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* RichBitch: There's one in most of the novels, but of particular note is ''Emma'', where she's the heroine -- and there's a second RichBitch played straighter.novels.
20th Sep '15 12:26:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreAdultery: ''Mansfield Park'' -- Janeites who pick up this somber tale of psychological abuse, adultery, and family dysfunction that are definitely ''not'' played for laughs might think they picked up a CharlotteBronte novel by mistake.

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* GenreAdultery: ''Mansfield Park'' -- Janeites who pick up this somber tale of psychological abuse, adultery, and family dysfunction that are definitely ''not'' played for laughs might think they picked up a CharlotteBronte Creator/CharlotteBronte novel by mistake.
29th Jul '15 12:36:49 PM pseudorandom
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* FirstLove: An important element in the novels of Jane Austen, who uses the FirstLove trope often under the role of WrongGuyFirst, and her examples are as follows:
** In ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', Lizzy is infatuated with Wickham before she eventually realizes that he is not a decent person and that Darcy, a man she scorned, is a true gentleman. The concept of the first love is also humorously undermined when Mr. Collins rapidly transfers his affections from Jane to Lizzy to Charlotte Lucas.
** In ''Literature/SenseAndSensibility'', Marianne has to move past Willoughby before appreciating the worth of Colonel Brandon. Prior to the story beginning, Edward Ferrars has imprudently gotten engaged to Lucy Steele, which prevents him from courting Elinor.
** These are all examples of [[FirstLove First Loves]] going wrong, but Austen also has a few examples among her repertoire of FirstLove turning out right:

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An important element in the novels of Jane Austen, who often uses the FirstLove trope often under the role of WrongGuyFirst, and her examples are as follows:
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WrongGuyFirst:
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In ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', Lizzy is infatuated with Wickham before she eventually realizes that he is not a decent person and that Darcy, a man she scorned, is a true gentleman. The concept of the first love is also humorously undermined when Mr. Collins rapidly transfers his affections from Jane to Lizzy to Charlotte Lucas.
** *** In ''Literature/SenseAndSensibility'', Marianne has to move past Willoughby before appreciating the worth of Colonel Brandon. Prior to the story beginning, Edward Ferrars has imprudently gotten engaged to Lucy Steele, which prevents him from courting Elinor.
** These are all examples of [[FirstLove First Loves]] going wrong, but Austen also has a few examples among her repertoire of FirstLove turning out right:
2nd Jun '15 4:36:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: In ''TheJaneAustenBookClub'', the characters all participate in storylines which deliberately call back to one of her novels - sometimes with bonus crossover craziness as well!

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: In ''TheJaneAustenBookClub'', ''Film/TheJaneAustenBookClub'', the characters all participate in storylines which deliberately call back to one of her novels - sometimes with bonus crossover craziness as well!
16th May '15 10:52:44 AM Julia1984
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* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: In all of the novels, there is no scene where two male characters are alone together without a woman present. Austen didn't want to speculate on how men behaved on their own. There are two exception to the Jane Austen rule: there's a scene between Sir Thomas and his son Tom early in ''Literature/MansfieldPark,'' where they discuss Tom's debts, and later one scene with Sir Thomas and his younger son Edmund, talking about the theatre.

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* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: In all of ''Literature/MansfieldPark'' is the novels, there is no only Jane Austen novel to contain scene where two male characters are alone together without a woman present.present -- Sir Thomas and his son Tom discuss Tom's debts, and later, Sir Thomas and his younger son Edmund talk about the [[WildTeenParty theatre plans]]. Austen didn't want to speculate on how men behaved on their own. There are two exception to the Jane Austen rule: there's a scene between Sir Thomas and his son Tom early in ''Literature/MansfieldPark,'' where they discuss Tom's debts, and later one scene with Sir Thomas and his younger son Edmund, talking about the theatre.
11th May '15 7:06:12 PM lexicon
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11th May '15 5:12:06 AM Patachou
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Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English author who lived in the late 18th/early 19th century and wrote six novels between 1790 and 1817 before dying at the age of 41. Her books were published anonymously during her lifetime, but she is now one of the most famous authors in the English language.

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Jane Austen '''Jane Austen''' (1775-1817) was an English author who lived in the late 18th/early 19th century and wrote six novels between 1790 and 1817 before dying at the age of 41. Her books were published anonymously during her lifetime, but she is now one of the most famous authors in the English language.


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She ended at #70 in ''Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons''.
28th Oct '14 4:01:50 AM Solle
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Her novels are wildly sarcastic in nature, and all follow a similar formula: gentlewoman sooner or later falls in love with man but can't marry him because he's engaged to someone else/he's in love with someone else/etc. Often there are cads to tempt her a s well, but ultimately she ends up with the good guy who won't steal all her money and/or abandon her somewhere. There's far more variety among her heroines in terms of personality, though. She specialized in two types: the lively, witty, restless heroine who never fears to speak her mind ([[Literature/PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], [[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Marianne Dashwood]], [[Literature/{{Emma}} Emma Woodhouse]]); and the quiet, StoicWoobie who rarely if ever speaks her mind since everyone misjudges her anyway ([[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Elinor Dashwood]], [[Literature/MansfieldPark Fanny Price]], [[Literature/{{Persuasion}} Anne Elliot]]).

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Her novels are wildly sarcastic in nature, and all follow a similar formula: gentlewoman sooner or later falls in love with man but can't marry him because he's engaged to someone else/he's in love with someone else/etc. Often there are cads to tempt her a s as well, but ultimately she ends up with the good guy who won't steal all her money and/or or abandon her somewhere. There's far more variety among her heroines in terms of personality, though. She specialized in two types: the lively, witty, restless heroine who never fears to speak her mind ([[Literature/PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], [[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Marianne Dashwood]], [[Literature/{{Emma}} Emma Woodhouse]]); and the quiet, StoicWoobie who rarely if ever speaks her mind since everyone misjudges her anyway ([[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Elinor Dashwood]], [[Literature/MansfieldPark Fanny Price]], [[Literature/{{Persuasion}} Anne Elliot]]).
28th Oct '14 4:01:31 AM Solle
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Her novels all follow a similar formula: gentlewoman sooner or later falls in love with man but can't marry him because he's engaged to someone else/he's in love with someone else/etc. Often there are cads to tempt her a s well, but ultimately she ends up with the good guy who won't steal all her money and/or abandon her somewhere. There's far more variety among her heroines in terms of personality, though. She specialized in two types: the lively, witty, restless heroine who never fears to speak her mind ([[Literature/PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], [[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Marianne Dashwood]], [[Literature/{{Emma}} Emma Woodhouse]]); and the quiet, StoicWoobie who rarely if ever speaks her mind since everyone misjudges her anyway ([[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Elinor Dashwood]], [[Literature/MansfieldPark Fanny Price]], [[Literature/{{Persuasion}} Anne Elliot]]).

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Her novels are wildly sarcastic in nature, and all follow a similar formula: gentlewoman sooner or later falls in love with man but can't marry him because he's engaged to someone else/he's in love with someone else/etc. Often there are cads to tempt her a s well, but ultimately she ends up with the good guy who won't steal all her money and/or abandon her somewhere. There's far more variety among her heroines in terms of personality, though. She specialized in two types: the lively, witty, restless heroine who never fears to speak her mind ([[Literature/PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], [[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Marianne Dashwood]], [[Literature/{{Emma}} Emma Woodhouse]]); and the quiet, StoicWoobie who rarely if ever speaks her mind since everyone misjudges her anyway ([[Literature/SenseAndSensibility Elinor Dashwood]], [[Literature/MansfieldPark Fanny Price]], [[Literature/{{Persuasion}} Anne Elliot]]).
6th Oct '14 8:53:05 PM nombretomado
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*** In ''MansfieldPark'', Edmund has to get burned by Mary Crawford before he recognises Fanny's worth and Fanny is almost tempted away from Edmund, her first love, by Mary's brother Henry.

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*** In ''MansfieldPark'', ''Literature/MansfieldPark'', Edmund has to get burned by Mary Crawford before he recognises Fanny's worth and Fanny is almost tempted away from Edmund, her first love, by Mary's brother Henry.
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