'''''Love and Freindship''' [sic]'' is an early work by Creator/JaneAusten, never published in her lifetime. It mercilessly parodies the literary works of her time, much in the vein of the satiric aspects of ''Literature/NorthangerAbbey''.

Text [[http://www.pemberley.com/janeinfo/lovfrnd1.html here]].
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!!Tropes found in this work:
* AccompliceByInaction: Laura and Sophia consider [=MacDonald=]'s lack of sighing when witnessing their relative bad luck as the mark of a black heart. He is the only one to help them and to save them from their misfortune at that point.
* ArrangedMarriage: Attempted for Edward
* BewilderingPunishment: Laura and Sophia are shocked at a man's rage when he catches them stealing from them.
* BlackSheep: Edward
* BlueBlood: On Laura's mother's side, and for Edward.
* CallingTheOldManOut: Edward, rather ridiculously.
* ColdTurkeysAreEverywhere
* ContrivedCoincidence: Even Laura comments on how an accident means she doesn't have to talk.
* {{Elopement}}: Laura and Sophia persuade Janetta to one.
* EpistolaryNovel: The exchange that inspired Laura opens it.
* {{Fainting}}
-->"Beware of fainting-fits... though at the time they may be refreshing and agreeable, yet believe me: they will, in the end, if too often repeated and at improper seasons, prove destructive to your constitution."
* GhibliHills: Where she lived.
* HeirClubForMen: Sir Edward remarries for this.
* HisNameIs: Edward, dying.
* InheritedIlliteracyTitle: Preserving the title
* InstantExpert: She picked up accomplishments quickly in the convent.
* IWasQuiteALooker: While narroreting the story, Laura admits her beauty has faded.
* LackOfEmpathy: Laura
* LastRequest: Sophia's last words urge Laura to not faint
* LineageComesFromTheFather: Inverted
* LongLostRelative: Laura finds her grandfather.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Laura for Edward
* LukeIAmYourFather: Four separate grandchildren are recognized in one scene.
* MissingMom: Edward
* MoralMyopia: Both Laura and Sophia
* NatureLover: Augusta
* OedipusComplex: Spoofed; given the silliness of the children, their defiance comes across as probably idiotic.
* TheOphelia: Spoofed.
* PairTheSpares: Augusta and Graham.
* ParentalAbandonment: Laura's parents die while the story is going on.
* ParodySue: Laura -- and Sophia, Edward, and Augustus, to a certain extent.
* ThePromise: Of eternal friendship, made at first sight.
* ProtagonistCenteredMorality: Laura, Edward, Sophia, and Augustus can do no wrong. Failure to conform to their slightest whim is mercilessly denounced.
* RedHeadedHero: Why Janetta can't love Graham -- his hair is not auburn.
* SacredHospitality: Copiously abused.
* SpoofAesop: Run mad as often as you like, but don't faint.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Commented on.
* TyopOnTheCover: Preserved from the original manuscript.
* UnableToSupportAWife: Edward ignored this.
* WhosYourDaddy: Laura's male cousins.
* WrongGenreSavvy: They, of course, think they are in a novel, not a parody thereof.
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