TITLE

JANE AUSTEN'S PROPOSAL SCENES AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LANGUAGE

AUTHOR(S)
Stout, Janis P.
PUB. DATE
December 1982
SOURCE
Studies in the Novel;Winter82, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p316
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Presents a critical analysis of the limitations of language in the proposal scenes of Jane Austen's novels. Reticence of Austen in presenting love scenes in her novel 'Pride and Prejudice'; Suspension of dramatized presentation of events leading to the romantic climax in all her novels; Example of Edmund's proposal to Fanny in 'Mansfield Park.'
ACCESSION #
7116538

Tags: CRITICISM;  LOVE in literature;  AUSTEN, Jane, 1775-1817

 

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