Jane Austen

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Jane Austen

  1. 1. Jane Austen<br />Mara Fox<br />
  2. 2. Early Life<br />Born: December 16, 1775 to George and Cassandra Leigh Austen<br />Father was a cergyman<br />Mother was of minor gentry class, related distantly to titled people<br />6 brothers<br />1 sister<br />
  3. 3. Fashionable connections<br />
  4. 4. George Austen<br />Educated at Oxford and Tonbridge<br />Was cleric because of wealthy family member, Thomas Knight of Godmersham Park, Kent<br />The Knights later adopted Edward Austen as their son and heir<br />
  5. 5. Elizabeth (Eliza) Hancock <br />Cousin to Jane<br />Married Jean Capotte, French aristocrat<br />Married Henry Austen when Capotte was beheaded during French Revolution<br />
  6. 6. Madam Lefroy<br />Sister of Kentish squire Sir Samuel EgertonBrydges<br />‘Took up’ Austen and encouraged her intellectual growth.<br />
  7. 7. Siblings<br />
  8. 8. James<br />Oxford<br />Succeeded his father<br />
  9. 9. George<br />Was sickly and did not participate in family life<br />
  10. 10. Edward<br />Adopted by the Knights<br />Took over Knight estate in 1797<br />
  11. 11. Henry<br />Oxford<br />Military, gave that up<br />Banking<br />Married widowed cousin, Eliza<br />Became clergyman when bank failed<br />
  12. 12. Cassandra<br />Austen’s best friend<br />Never married, Fiancé died<br />
  13. 13. Francis and Charles<br />Royal Naval Acadamy<br />Became Admirals<br />
  14. 14. Writings<br />
  15. 15. Pride and Prejudice: A Novel<br />The story of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, one of Austens best known books, in which two people who seem to hate each other, fall in love despite the help and interference of those around them, as well as themselves.<br />
  16. 16. Sense and Sensibility: A Novel<br />The story of the courtship of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood<br />
  17. 17. Northanger Abbey<br />Considered Austen’s earlietssubstancial work<br />Story of Christine Morland, a young woman thrown into a semblance of a courtship who is noticed by the youngest son of General.<br />
  18. 18. Mansfeild Park: A novel<br />Story of Fanny Price, who is removed from her family and treated like an outcast.<br />
  19. 19. Austen become seriously ill in March 1817 and dies on July 18, 1817 before Northanger Abbey is published<br />
  20. 20. Works Cited<br />Lady,, By A. "Jane Austen Biography." UNet Users' Home Pages. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://people.brandeis.edu/~teuber/austenbio.html><br />

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