Persuasion

General overview and reception of Persuasion

Persuasion novel by Jane Austen, distributed after death in 1817. Not at all like her novel Northanger Abbey, with which it was distributed, Persuasion (composed 1815–16) is a work of Austen's development. Like Mansfield Park and Emma, it contains repressed parody and builds up the satire of character and habits.

Persuasion recounts to the account of another opportunity, the stirring of adoration between Anne Elliot and Captain Frederick Wentworth, whom eight years sooner she had been convinced not to wed. Wentworth comes back from the Napoleonic Wars with prize cash and the social adequacy of maritime position. He is presently a qualified suitor, worthy to Anne's bombastic dad and his circle, and Anne finds the proceeding with quality of her affection for him.

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