University English W15 Assignments

Activities in Class:


Overview:

  1. After the excesses of Johnson and Pepys and the classicism of Pope, Jane Austen creates a plain style with a great deal of organization.
  2. To study the organization of Pride and Prejudice.
  3. To see how the novel has evolved from the epistolary novels of Richardson.
  4. To identify the major elements of the novel: character, plot, subplot, complications, climax, and conclusion or denouement.

Reading List for this week:

Jane

Austen

0084

P_P

0198

56

Pride and Prejudice chpts 19-42

W15

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