Famously characterized as the story of two Dashwood sisters who embody the conflict between the oppressive nature of "civilized" society and the human desire for romantic passion, there is far more to this story of two daughters made homeless by the death of their father. Elinor, 19, and Marianne, 17, initially project the opposing roles with Elinor cautious and unassuming about romantic matters, while Marianne is wild and passionate when she falls hopelessly in love with the libertine Mr...
When Henry Dashwood dies, his wife and three daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, have to leave their family home and move to Devon. There Marianne meets Willoughby - a man..Подробнее
"Young women who have no economic or political power must attend to the serious business of contriving material security". Jane Austen''s sardonic humour lays bare the..В корзину Описание
This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen. "The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I..Подробнее