As has often been done, one can — and with truth — say that Emma, like Jane Austen's other novels, deals with the subject of young ladies finding proper husbands. On the surface this is what the story line of Emma is about, but the total subject matter of the book concerns much more than that. Within the chosen limits of upper-middle-class society and within the even more limited strict feminine point of view for telling the story all the events are presented from within a domestic or social context, though not, as has. And this is the broad area of the moralist.
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Jane Austen's classics have been adapted for both the big and the small screens numerous times since the early 20th century. Here are some of the best heroines in the various TV and film adaptations of Jane Austen's novels and short stories over the years. Critically acclaimed for its visually authentic take where the actors went before the camera with minimal makeup, Amanda Root's Anne Elliot was patient, gentle, and mature. Published posthumously, Persuasion's Anne Elliot is widely considered one of Austen's older, more experienced heroines.
Posted by Amber Topping Jul 21, Jane Austen died years ago this month on July 18, The least of which was happily ever after endings and cerebral romantic connections between equals. Now, Jane Austen may have never married, but she had a strong understanding of love and powerful observational skills. May her words inspire each of us to love more and believe in real romance!
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