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    lusts and passions, and the sentimental novel, with its ideal or ‘romantic’ picture of life and its over-valuation of erotic love as the key to female happiness (Richardson 2005:399). This projection is reflected in Northanger Abbey when Catherine is invited to Northanger Abbey: ‘Northanger Abbey! These were thrilling words, and wound up Catherine’s feelings to the highest point of ecstasy’ ( Austen pp.99-100). The use of ‘ecstasy’ reflects Catherine’s excessive personality and self-transcendence. Catherine’s

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    The Influence of Friends: A Critical analysis of Northanger Abbey "Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love." Jane Austen's heroine, Catherine Morland, learns this principle very early in the course of her adventures in Bath. Catherine is an interesting character. She is very naive and doesn't understand a lot of things about people, especially about reading people. Many times she is used by others around her, because she assumes that everyone around her is a good

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    ridicule. An example of a writer using satire to critique society would be Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. Using a variety of techniques, Austen criticizes how society viewed novels and the people who write them by parodying common tropes in novels. Most novels just want to pull the reader in, and make them forget that they are reading a novel, but Austen does not allow this. The very first line in Northanger Abbey is “No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy, would have supposed

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    The book Northanger Abbey focuses on young people or teenagers in the 19th Century Britain. The focus of the book is mainly directed towards the way young people fit in a society that was based on rigid hierarchical system that put people into different classes according to wealth, education, reputation and cultural background. Each of the societal rankings has a given set of behavioural patterns that are expected from them by the society as a whole and these expectations are a source of frustration

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    conditions, she simultaneously uses the setting of Northanger Abbey as a metaphor for the literal and realistic horrors underlying a rigid and materialistic society. Initially introduced as naïve and trusting, Catherine’s time at Northanger Abbey is the setting of her Bildungsroman in which she transforms from an impressionable reader to an independent character that is aware of the unspoken nuances of social hierarchies. Furthermore, Northanger Abbey also serves as a figurative device in which duplicitous

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    Set in 1798 England, Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey is the “coming of age” story of Catherine Morland, a naïve young girl who spends time away from home at the malleable age of seventeen. Catherine’s introduction into society begins when Mr. and Mrs. Allen, her neighbors in Fullerton, invite her to accompany them as they vacation in the English town of Bath. While in Bath, Catherine spends her time visiting newly-made friends, such as Isabella Thorpe, and attending balls and plays. Catherine soon

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    Metafiction Northanger Abbey is a perfect example of the clever use of metafiction to get across the point that regular life doesn’t need to be all that exciting to be enjoyable. Jane Austen wrote the novel as a parody of the gothic genre by using the structure of the genre and being satirical with it and the importance of this I think is to convey while books are fascinating they are not real life. Austen had written other more serious gothic works but this one specifically wasn’t made to

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    Jane Austen writes her novel Northanger Abbey surrounding the protagonist, Catherine Morland, a young girl, living within the Regency Period. Women at this time were seen as subordinate to men, and were taught to seek a husband for wealth and status. From the very first page of the novel, however, we see that Austen does not depict Catherine Morland as a typical woman of this time. Jane Austen writes the character of Catherine Morland as a character pushing the boundaries for women of this time.

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    The novel Northanger Abbey was one of the first novels ever written by Jane Austen. The coming-of-age story centers on Catherine Morland, as she accompanies her family friends to Bath, England. As the novel unfolds we watch Catherine transform from a young naïve women to a mature adult. Austen alludes to the lessons Catherine must experience for herself in order to reach maturity: “She never could learn or understand anything before she was taught” (Austen 3). Austen utilizes Catharine’s maturation

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    Northanger Abbey is one of Austen’s move famous books. The novel is known for its unusual heroine, Catherine Morland, and her infatuation with the novel, The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe, and while Jane Austen’s version does contain many of the important features that a gothic novel should contain, it does seem to take a few jabs by mocking the genre in general. Austen uses certain elements present in Gothic novels and satirizes them. In this particular novel she mocks the notion that people

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