Emma  by Jane Austen -A Character Guide An interactive PowerPoint by Jennifer Krygier ED 205.16
Table of Contents <ul><li>Main Characters </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li...
Main Characters in  Emma <ul><li>Emma Woodhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. George Knightley </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet Smith </l...
Emma Woodhouse <ul><li>Protagonist </li></ul><ul><li>20 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Lives with father </li></ul><ul><li>Be...
Mr. George Knightley <ul><li>Close family friend of the Woodhouses </li></ul><ul><li>30 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth...
Harriet Smith <ul><li>Lives at local boarding school </li></ul><ul><li>17 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Pretty </li></ul><ul...
Mrs. Weston <ul><li>Formerly Miss Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>Lived with the Woodhouses as Emma’s governess </li></ul><ul><li...
Mr. Woodhouse <ul><li>Emma’s father </li></ul><ul><li>Patriarch of Hartfield, his estate </li></ul><ul><li>Hypochondriac <...
Jane Fairfax <ul><li>Niece of local woman, Miss Bates </li></ul><ul><li>Arrives in Highbury, at the distaste of Emma </li>...
Mr. Elton <ul><li>Village vicar </li></ul><ul><li>Handsome, popular among townsfolk </li></ul><ul><li>Emma’s first match f...
Mr. Robert Martin <ul><li>Farmer </li></ul><ul><li>Lives on Mr. Knightley’s estate </li></ul><ul><li>24 years old </li></u...
More information <ul><li>Emma  was made into a movie in 1996, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, and Ewan McGregor <...
About the Author <ul><li>My name is Jennifer Krygier, and I am a junior at Grand Valley State University. I created this i...
Resources <ul><li>http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/emma/characters.html </li></ul><ul><li>Emma  by Jane Austen, novel </li></ul>
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Emma by Jane Austen: A Character Guide

  1. 1. Emma by Jane Austen -A Character Guide An interactive PowerPoint by Jennifer Krygier ED 205.16
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Main Characters </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Information about author </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Characters in Emma <ul><li>Emma Woodhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. George Knightley </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Weston </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Woodhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Fairfax </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Elton </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Robert Martin </li></ul>
  4. 4. Emma Woodhouse <ul><li>Protagonist </li></ul><ul><li>20 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Lives with father </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful, rich, smart </li></ul><ul><li>Is unsure about marriage </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mr. George Knightley <ul><li>Close family friend of the Woodhouses </li></ul><ul><li>30 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Wealthy </li></ul><ul><li>Lives at Donwell Abbey, leases land to Martin family </li></ul><ul><li>Only character who finds fault with Emma </li></ul>
  6. 6. Harriet Smith <ul><li>Lives at local boarding school </li></ul><ul><li>17 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Pretty </li></ul><ul><li>No outstanding qualities </li></ul><ul><li>Not much family to speak of </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mrs. Weston <ul><li>Formerly Miss Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>Lived with the Woodhouses as Emma’s governess </li></ul><ul><li>Emma’s confidante </li></ul><ul><li>Lives at Randalls with her husband </li></ul><ul><li>Very kind disposition </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mr. Woodhouse <ul><li>Emma’s father </li></ul><ul><li>Patriarch of Hartfield, his estate </li></ul><ul><li>Hypochondriac </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks very highly of Emma, in some cases this is unwarranted </li></ul><ul><li>Does not like change, especially within his family </li></ul>
  9. 9. Jane Fairfax <ul><li>Niece of local woman, Miss Bates </li></ul><ul><li>Arrives in Highbury, at the distaste of Emma </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful and accomplished </li></ul><ul><li>Is very kind and even-tempered </li></ul><ul><li>Less wealthy than the Woodhouses </li></ul><ul><li>Foil to Emma’s character </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mr. Elton <ul><li>Village vicar </li></ul><ul><li>Handsome, popular among townsfolk </li></ul><ul><li>Emma’s first match for Harriet </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions to seem proud and conceited later on in novel </li></ul><ul><li>Professes his love for Emma </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mr. Robert Martin <ul><li>Farmer </li></ul><ul><li>Lives on Mr. Knightley’s estate </li></ul><ul><li>24 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Is not refined, but has a good heart </li></ul><ul><li>Is infatuated by Harriet </li></ul>
  12. 12. More information <ul><li>Emma was made into a movie in 1996, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, and Ewan McGregor </li></ul><ul><li>To view the trailer, please visit: </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Trailer on Youtube </li></ul>
  13. 13. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Jennifer Krygier, and I am a junior at Grand Valley State University. I created this interactive Powerpoint as part of my Computers in Education class. I am double majoring in English and Spanish with an emphasis in Secondary Education. For more information, please send email to: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/emma/characters.html </li></ul><ul><li>Emma by Jane Austen, novel </li></ul>
  15. 15. Concept Map

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