Samantha Baldwin - Samantha Baldwin Professor Greene English 425 15 May 2016 Marriage as a Dubious Goal in Mansfield Park Jane Austen\u2019s 1814

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Samantha Baldwin Professor Greene English 425 15 May 2016 Marriage as a Dubious Goal in Mansfield Park Jane Austen’s 1814 novel Mansfield Park begins and ends with the topic of marriage. In this regard it seems to fit into the genre of the courtship novel, a form popular in the eighteenth century in which the plot is driven by the heroine’s difficulties in attracting and offer from the proper suitor. According to Katherine Sobba Green, the courtship novel “detailed a young

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