Jane Made Plain: Approaches to Jane Austen

Author: Wendy Jonas, Publisher: Phoenix
$36.95
SKU
9781876580780

Jane Made Plain: Approaches to Jane Austen provides a detailed treatment of three of Jane Austen's novels:

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Emma
  • Persuasion

For each novel there is background information on Jane Austen's ideology and her world, and a diverse range of activities, including photocopiable worksheets looking at the story, characters and language.

CONTENTS

Pride and Prejudice

Section A: Setting

  • Worksheet 1 The World of the Novel

Section B: Themes / Issues / Main Concerns

  • Worksheet 2 Courtship and Marriage
  • Worksheet 3 The Importance of Correct Judgement
  • Worksheet 4 Elizabeth's Struggle for Individuality and Self-Respect
  • Worksheet 5 Follies and Nonsense

Section C: Characters: Simple and Intricate 

  • Worksheet 6 Heroine, Hero and Villain
  • Worksheet 7 Characters Continued

Section D: Narrative Methods 

  • Worksheet 8 Narrative Methods
  • Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing

Emma

Section A: Setting and Social Occasions

  • Worksheet 1 The Society of Which the Novel Gives a Picture
  • Worksheet 2 Emma's Little World, Hartfield and Highhury
  • Worksheet 3 Social Occasions

Section B: Emma's Errors

  • Worksheet 4 The Harriet Smith - Mr Elton Affair
  • Worksheet 5 The Jane Fairfax - Frank Churchill Affair
  • Worksheet 6 Humiliation - and Self-Awareness?

Section C: Mainly Males

  • Worksheet 7 The Men in Emma's Life

Section D: Emma as a Comic Novel

  • Worksheet 8 The Definition of Comedy
  • Worksheet 9 The Comic Characters
  • Worksheet 10 Comedy Continued

Section E: Austen's Irony

  • Worksheet 11 Revision Exercise
  • Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing
  • Addendum Alternative Page References

Persuasion

Section A: Setting and Social Groups

  • Worksheet 1 The Society of Which The Novel Gives a Picture
  • Worksheet 2 Place Settings
  • Worksheet 3 Social Groups or "Sets of People"

Section B: Plot / Structure

  • Worksheet 4 The Novel's Opening
  • Worksheet 5 The Structure of the Novel as a Whole
  • Worksheet 6 The Revised Ending
  • Worksheet 7 Plot Mechanisms
  • The Role of Various Characters

Section C: Ideas / Issues / Main Concerns

  • Worksheet 8 Courtship and Marriage
  • Worksheet 9 The Novel's Title
  • Worksheet 10 "A Woman's Portion"
  • Worksheet 11 Change and Constancy
  • Worksheet 12 "Follies and Nonsense" The Faults of Human Nature

Section D: The Heroine

  • Worksheet 13 Characterisation and Narrative Techniques
  • Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing
  • Addendum: Alternative Page References
  • Comparison Questions

 

More Information
ISBN 9781876580780
Subject English