Persuasion (Annotated) by Jane Austen

Persuasion (Annotated)

byJane Austen

Kobo ebook | February 4, 2015

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Persuasion is Jane Austen's final completed book. She began it soon after she had finished Emma and completed it in August 1816. She died, at age 41, in 1817; Persuasion was published in December of that year (but dated 1818).
Persuasion is linked to Northanger Abbey not only by the fact that the two books were originally bound up in one volume and published together, but also because both stories are set partly in Bath, a fashionable city with which Austen was well acquainted, having lived there from 1801 to 1805.
More than eight years before the book opens, Anne Elliot, then a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19-year old, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him. Sir Walter, Anne's fatuous, snobbish father and her equally self-involved older sister Elizabeth were dissatisfied with her choice, maintaining that he was no match for an Elliot of Kellynch Hall, the family estate. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne's late mother, persuaded her to break the engagement, for she, too, felt it was an imprudent match that was beneath Anne.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents.  This book has also been annotated, with additional information about the work and its author, including an overview, plot introduction, title's relation to a theme, plot, literary significance, characters, allusions, adaptations, biographical and bibliographical information.

Title:Persuasion (Annotated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 4, 2015Publisher:Bronson Tweed PublishingLanguage:English

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