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Overview

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Author

Jane Austen

Year Written

1811

Type

Novel

Genre

Romance

Perspective and Narrator

A third-person omniscient narrator tells the story in Sense and Sensibility, using free indirect discourse, which gives readers access to various characters' thoughts, but the central perspective is Elinor's.

Tense

Sense and Sensibility is narrated in past tense.

About the Title

The title alludes to two somewhat opposing ways of governing one's actions and responding to one's world—through the head (sense, logic) and through the heart (sensibility, emotion).

Summary

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