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Jane Austen
JENNY LITTLEFORD
AP LANGUAGE PERIOD 5
Jane Austen’s Life
 Born December 16, 1775
 Seventh of eight children, one of
two daughters
 Father: Reverend George Au...
Austen’s Works  Sense and Sensibility written 1811
 Pride and Prejudice written 1813
 Mansfield Park written 1814
 Emm...
Influences
 She lived during much political
unrest but was not influenced
by it
 Family
 Personal experiences
 Society...
What I Expect
 Logical analysis
 Romance
 Comedy
 overall enjoyment
Works Cited
 INFO
 Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York:
Barns & Noble Books, 2003. Book.
 "Jane Austen: An Infl...
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  1. 1. Jane Austen JENNY LITTLEFORD AP LANGUAGE PERIOD 5
  2. 2. Jane Austen’s Life  Born December 16, 1775  Seventh of eight children, one of two daughters  Father: Reverend George Austen  Erudite country rector of Stevenson  Mother: Cassandra nee Leigh  Descendent from an aristocratic line of learned clergymen  Family was not wealthy but lived a comfortable, respectable life (gentry)  Never married (short engagement 1802)  She began writing at twelve years old  Lived in the Parsonage House of Steventon, Hampshire for the first 25 years of her life.  1801 moved to Bath  1805 father dies  Several years later settles in Chawton Cauttage  1817 health declined (taken to Winchester for medical aid)  Died July 18, 1817 from either Addison’s disease or lymphoma  Buried in Winchester Cathedral
  3. 3. Austen’s Works  Sense and Sensibility written 1811  Pride and Prejudice written 1813  Mansfield Park written 1814  Emma written 1815  Persuasion and Northanger Abby were both written in 1811 but published after her death by her brother Henry  Austen’s works were all originally published unanimously
  4. 4. Influences  She lived during much political unrest but was not influenced by it  Family  Personal experiences  Society’s narrow mindedness
  5. 5. What I Expect  Logical analysis  Romance  Comedy  overall enjoyment
  6. 6. Works Cited  INFO  Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Barns & Noble Books, 2003. Book.  "Jane Austen: An Influential Woman - Books - Stylist Magazine." Stylist. Web. 03 Oct.2013. <http://www.stylist.co.uk/books/jane-austen- an-influential-woman>.  "Literary Criticism of Jane Austen's Work." Literary Criticism of Jane Austen. Web. 03 Oct. 2013. <http://www.discoveranewlove.com/discov er-jane-austen/literary-criticism-of-jane- austen.html>.  "Jane Austen by Katherine Halsey." Jane Austen. Web. 03 Oct. 2013. <http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view /document/obo-9780199846719/obo- 9780199846719-0081.xml>.  "The Influence of Jane Austen’s Social Background on Two of Her Novels." Jane Austen Centre. Web. 03 Oct. 2013. <http://www.janeausten.co.uk/the- influence-of-jane-austens-social- background-on-two-of-her-novels/>.  "Jane Austen Books." Jane Austen Books. Web. 06 Oct. 2013. <http://www.janeausten.org/jane-austen- books.asp>.  PHOTOS  "Biography of Jane Austen (1775-1817)." Biography of Jane Austen. Web. 07 Oct. 2013. <http://www.gradesaver.com/author/jane- austen/>.  "The Literary Climate." The Literary Climate. Web. 07 Oct. 2013. <http://brettshollenberger.wordpress.com/>.  "Edison's Optics: Space: 1889 for Prism." Edison's Optics: Space: 1889 for Prism. Web. 07 Oct. 2013. <http://www.rpglibrary.org/systems/prism/s1- 1889.html>.  "2013 Assent Publishing "GREAT ROMANCE" Contest | Breathless Books." Breathless Books. Web. 07 Oct. 2013. <http://breathlessbooks.wordpress.com/201 3/01/14/2013-assent-publishing-great- romance-contest/>.

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