Review Of ' Pride And Prejudice '

2587 Words May 12th, 2016 11 Pages
Montana Oltrogge
Mrs. Donaldson
English 2 Period 6
12 May 2016
Pride and Prejudice Book File
Title: Pride and Prejudice
Author: Jane Austen
Publication information: Year: 1813 Publisher: Signet Classics Location. New York, New York
Biographical information about the author: State at least ten facts you have found either from the book or through internet research.
Jane Austen was born in Hampshire, England to George and Cassandra Austen, on December 16, 1786.
Her parents had been married for many years and they had 6 kids before Jane was born.
In 1783, Jane and her sister Cassandra, were sent to boarding school called Mrs. Crawley 's.
Jane arrived back home in 1786, that is when she was educated at home and was also sent to her aunt 's house to study more. This was the major time when she wrote all of her parodies and skits.
On January in 1805, Mr. Austen died unexpectedly which meant Jane had only to rely on her brothers for food, money, and a home.
Austen did not marry, she had several suitors and once accepted a marriage proposal from Harris Bigg, she though rejected his proposal. Jane Austen wrote many books including Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815) and Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (1818). Jane Austen died on July 18, 1817 in Winchester, United Kingdom. None of the novels published gave Jane 's name, until after she died. Jane was buried at Winchester Cathedral on July 18th.
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