‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen: Some Thoughts on the Main Characters

On the characters in ‘Sense  and Sensibility’, I have already commented on my liking for both the primary heroine, Elinor and the secondary one, Marianne. In some ways I prefer Elinor to ‘Pride and Prejudice’s’ Elizabeth Bennett, as she seems less taken over by Edward than Elizabeth is by Mr Darcy. For instance, towards the … Continue reading ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen: Some Thoughts on the Main Characters

Laughing Out Loud With Jane Austen; ‘Sense and Sensibility’ as Tragi-Comedy…

Recently, I re-read ‘Sense and Sensibility’. That is my favourite Jane Austen novel. The humour is brilliant; it made me laugh out loud a few times, and I can be hard to please. ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is equally funny, of course, and much lighter in overall tone; there is also the happy ending to the … Continue reading Laughing Out Loud With Jane Austen; ‘Sense and Sensibility’ as Tragi-Comedy…