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sense and sensibility –

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									Sense and Sensibility –
Jane Austen                         S-
Film review for Romanticism
                                    O-
Part One: Write quick personality
descriptions for the characters     A-
listed.
                                    P-
Colonel Brandon-
                                    S-

Elinor Dashwood-


John Dashwood-                      Part Three: Characteristics of
                                    Romanticism
                                    -Select three characteristics and
Fanny Dashwood-                     briefly explain how they are
                                    supported on the film.

Marianne Dashwood-                  1.___________________________
                                    Supported by:

Edward Ferrars-



Mrs. Jennings-

                                    2.____________________________
                                    Supported by:
Sir John Middleton-



Lucy Steele-



John Willoughby-

                                    3.____________________________
                                    Supported by:



                                    Part Four: Novel of Manners
                                    Characteristics:
Part Two:
 1. The dominant forces of which are         Finding Social Criticism: Not for
the social customs, manners,                 written response.
conventions, and habits of a definite
social class in a particular time and        1. Pay attention to how great
place.                                       historical, political, and social
2. Social mores are detailed with            forces affect people’s everyday
great accuracy.                              life.
3. The social mores become
powerful controls over characters.           2. Be aware how irony and
4. Many times these works are                figurative language is used to
satiric :                                    uncover truths.
Note: Two kinds of satire-
A. Horatian Satire- playfully amusing        3. Draw conclusions about
and seeks to correct vice or                 themes- tend to be unstated in
foolishness with gentle laughter and         works of social criticism.
understanding.
B. Juvenalian Satire- provokes a
darker kind of laughter. It is often 3. Dr
bitter and criticizes corruption or
incompetence with scorn and
outrage.
5. Always realistic in manner.        aw

- Upon seeing the film, it is clear
that Austen is making a rather
satiric comment about her world.
Please respond to each question
below.


1. What type of satire was used by
Austen in this work ?




2. How would you describe the
world of a young woman of this
time ?




3. What aspects of society did
Austen seem to be criticizing in
this work ?
( see commentary Below…)

								
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