Bloom's How to Write About Jane Austen (Bloom's How to Write by Catherine J Kordich

By Catherine J Kordich

Designed to assist scholars advance their analytical writing abilities and demanding, this booklet bargains important feedback and obviously defined recommendations on how one can write a powerful essay, and gives an insightful creation by way of Harold Bloom on writing approximately Austen.

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Charlotte’s hard-nosed philosophy about marriage is in clear contrast to Elizabeth’s romantic feelings about love. One scholar asserts that the novel’s fundamental ideas of marriage “are enacted in the juxtaposing of the two young women” (Gill and Gregory 134). Though Elizabeth refuses to believe it possible, Pride and Prejudice convinces us through historical context, Charlotte’s lucid opinions, and the narrator’s own commentary that the loveless Collins marriage is a good, if costly, choice for Charlotte Lucas.

Sense and Sensibility is—roughly speaking—a debate, Pride and Prejudice a romance, and Northanger Abbey a satire, a novel about novels and novel reading. You might expect a young writer to keep working within the same formula several times, learning as she goes. Not so with Jane Austen. She was too inventive and too interested in the techniques of fiction to settle in any one mode, and she tackled the problems of three such diverse forms with astonishing skill. Below are two examples of passages that plagiarize Tomalin: Austen was a curious and courageous young writer.

How to Write a Good Essay 29 Eliza Brandon and Eliza Williams are both portrayed as innocent of wrongdoing themselves; their fall into infamy is caused by the carelessness of unscrupulous men. Eliza Williams is ruined by one man—Willoughby— while Eliza Brandon is a victim of multiple men. Her destruction is initiated by her guardian, Colonel Brandon’s father, who compels her marriage to the eldest Brandon son strictly to acquire her fortune, which will save his indebted family estate. Eliza’s happiness and life, then, are effectively exchanged for money.

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