Essays Tagged: "George Knightley"

"emma" - Jane Austen: Function of JA's irony? reason for Emma's relationship with Harriet? discus emma and mr k's differring views on robert martin.

for doing so. Also to be taken into account is the great difference in opinion between Emma and Mr. Knightley regarding the proposal sent for Harriet by Mr. Martin. Many aspects of the main character ... tagonist's personality.Austen makes the reader aware of another reason through the character of Mr. Knightley, who holds a neutral view of Emma, and whose view is not blinded by her apparent brillianc ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A character list of the major characters in jane austen's "emma" (emma woodhouse, mr. woodhouse, george knightley, harriet smith), supported with quotes

harmacist, "whose frequent visits were one of the comforts of Mr. Woodhouse's life" (Austen 11).Mr. George Knightley:Mr. Knightley is the perfect gentleman and old friend of the Woodhouse family and h ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In Jane Austen's "Emma", "Mr. Woodhouse is merely a figure of provoking gentle fun." Discuss the importance of his character in relation to the plot and structure of the novel.

, Mr. Woodhouse never actually does anyone the slightest bit of real or lasting harm. Even Mr. John Knightley cannot stay annoyed at him for very long. Therefore, Austen provides the character of Mr. ... the highest in her social circle, her machinations go largely unchecked, but for the rebukes of Mr. Knightley. The standard of goodness in the book and its moral compass, Mr. Knightley's criticism is ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical View on Emma by Jane Austen

contrast, "in the decline of life, [imaginers] pay dearly for the youthful days of their vanity," (George Cheyne, 1725). Jane Fairfax does just this. She gets so carried away with the idea of Frank a ...

(4 pages) 50 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative analysis on Jane Austen's Novel Emma and Amy Heckerling's clueless

have of themselves.The social hierarchy of the nineteenth century is epitomized in the character of George Knightley, who fuses the English ideals of chivalry and the stability of agriculture. He disp ...

(6 pages) 84 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How dialogue shows differences in character in 'Emma'

al..." - Emma"Not Harriet's qual! No, he is not her equal indeed, for he is much her superior" - Mr KnightleyMr Knightley reveals himself to be an unbiased judge of character, based on their individua ... sion over a simple charade.*Pg 32 - "I think they will neither of them do the other any good!" - Mr Knightley"Emma must do Harriet good... Harriet may be said to do Emma good." -Mrs WestonMr Knightley ...

(1 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Emma: Learning By Humiliation

ge herself. Emma's many miscommunications with Harriet, her situations with Frank Churchill and Mr. Knightley, and her attitude toward Miss Bates at Box Hill show Emma through humiliation, the changes ... arge step in becoming a more agreeable character.Emma's situation with both Frank Churchill and Mr. Knightley humiliates her enough to allow her to see her mistakes. Because she was brought up to thin ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Irony of Social Status through Marriage, Emma by Jane Austen

guing that marriages within social class aren't all based on true love.Works CitedAusten, Jane, and George Justice. Emma: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism. New York, NY: Norton, 2012. Print.

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors