Pride and Prejudice Narrative Style Essay

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Jane Austen the author of Pride and Prejudice a novel where irony is considered the foundation for this novel. Irony, humour and the extensive use of dialogue complement each other to create an inviting novel for potential readers to lose themselves in. Irony is used to show the difference in truth and the way things may seem. Austen uses irony to create deeper emotions and laugh and characters perceptions in the novel. Humour is also used to show relationships but to guide the reader to understand social status and the interactions between status’ and how this can cause ineptness for many characters. Jane Austen introduced a novel to the nineteenth century that was produced to change the way society reacted towards novels. Pride and…show more content…
Jane Austen the author of Pride and Prejudice a novel where irony is considered the foundation for this novel. Irony, humour and the extensive use of dialogue complement each other to create an inviting novel for potential readers to lose themselves in. Irony is used to show the difference in truth and the way things may seem. Austen uses irony to create deeper emotions and laugh and characters perceptions in the novel. Humour is also used to show relationships but to guide the reader to understand social status and the interactions between status’ and how this can cause ineptness for many characters. Jane Austen introduced a novel to the nineteenth century that was produced to change the way society reacted towards novels. Pride and Prejudice was a novel created around a realistic plot emphasized by humour and irony to keep the reader interested in this entertaining and playful novel. Humour is used in several styles throughout the novel. The majority of humour is more dramatic and reveals the instability of characters; especially Mrs Bennet. Humour develops the way Austen presents her characters. Humour allows the reader to understand how characters are feeling internally through the subtext; as well as keeping them interested in the novel. It is widely recognised that some people do not find Pride and Prejudice funny and perhaps it is because of the serious nature of many situations that are highly debated with serious themes such as pride. Pride is commonly debated

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