Persuasion 1 - 13/11/2008 11:34:00 Austen: role of baronet...

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13/11/2008 11:34:00 Austen: role of baronet Limited, arbitrary, “ bought ”, “ Pointless Writes the date his wife died as the day that he lost his chance of making an heir - __ - QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. lady Russell persuades Anne not to marry the captain Wentworth cause it wouldn’t be  good for her financial future
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13/11/2008 11:34:00 I. Van Sant’s thesis The greatest pleasure in reading Persuasion  is identifying with the ironic narrator  rather than the romantic couple.  II. Irony- textual  When there is a discrepancy between what is said and what is meant  Austen  character- double-ness 1. Ironic narrator 2. Person in the know  the reader, assessment is taking place- active, tone,  diction, syntax, emphasis, adjectives, tension- dialogue 3. Person not in the know 
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