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Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Pembrook ParkJane describes Pembrook Park as "the Area 51 of vacation resorts" (2.40). It's veiled in secrecy. Non-disclosure agreements must be signed, and clients are accepted strictly through re...
Narrator Point of View
Third Person Limited Although Austenland focuses on Jane Hayes, the story isn't told from her perspective. We thinks this helps the story be less confusing. All of that flip-flopping back and forth...
What's Up With the Title?
Austen-taciousAustenland. It lets you know exactly what you're getting into: a world where Jane Austen is the be-all, end-all. The novel begins with a line that mimics the famous first line of Prid...
What's Up With the Ending?
Ever AfterJane spends a lot of time thinking about her super romantic, happy ending. That seems to be all that matters to her. Not the journey it takes to get there, just how she's going to end up....
(3) Base CampReading a Jane Austen novel is like taking a trip back in time. Not only are the clothes and customs archaic, but the language is, too. Forget Urban Dictionary, we need a Regency Dicti...
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