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Book Review: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Today I will be reviewing Mansfield Park, Jane Austen’s third novel, published in May of 1814.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with this particular Austen novel, it is about Fanny Price, who comes from a not so well-off family and is sent to live with her wealthy aunt and uncle at the age of ten. 534 more words

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Review of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (with spoilers)

Fanny Price is one of the most boring heroines in literature.  She is always good, always correct, and it seems that her only faults lie in being too timid and being too easily fatigued. 321 more words


Rose Reads Mansfield Park

My fourteen-year-old friend Rose is reading Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park for the first time. Last fall she reviewed the Real Reads version of the novel… 583 more words


#51: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (Katarina)

Jane Austen belongs on a list of classics due to her greatness when it comes to 19th century literature. Mansfield Park (1814) is not my first Austen experience, but I must say that I enjoyed… 434 more words


Some of Jane Austen's Characters in Mansfield Park ~ Guest Post by Chris Sandrawich, Part III

Gentle Readers: Here is Chris’s third post on Mansfield Park – let’s hear what he has to say about Mrs. Norris!

Some of Mansfield Park’s characters… 3,056 more words

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Jane Austen's Double Negatives

I’ve been reading Mansfield Park and noticed all the double negatives. I did a cursory search online about it and some messaging boards and books online have passages about her use of the double negatives for characters that are “hollow.” Others also wrote that the double negatives can be used to emphasize and in some contexts, provide irony. 204 more words


Three Novels That Should Have Ended in Boston Marriage

For the Untutored

1. Fanny Price and Mary Crawford

“Should have ended” is not quite right here. Mansfield Park is a perfect book and cannot be improved, and if Mary Crawford is less monstrous than her Grendelesque brother, that is a testament to him, not her. 801 more words