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YAN 1WEI YANProfessor CorseENG 32811 May 2017In the Praise of Fanny PriceIn the unpopular novel “Mansfield Park”, the main character Fanny Price was describedas a “timid, quiet, and fearful everything” character. The large portion of this novel is about theromantic relationship between Fanny Price, Edmund, Mary Crawford and Henry. At the end ofthe novel after all of the characters figure out who are their true love are, Edmund got married toFanny eventually. As many readers expected, he did not choose the spoiled girl, MaryCrawford. The story plot of Mansfield Park is very similar to the Disney fairy tale, Cinderella,which the poor girl was brought into a wealthy family. Eventually, she got married to the Prince.The novel Mansfield Park also got criticized badly by the contemporary readers, mostlybecause Fanny‘s personality is very different from Jane Austen’s other characters, who arestrong, and able to stand up for themselves. However, through the surface of a peaceful sea, weall can see that Fanny Price actually has a strong and resilient mind and heart. Although herpathway of reaching the best part of her life-marrying Edmund is difficult for her, she resists thisworld and other people’s opinions in her own way, and she never gives up. This essay is mainly