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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

  

by Jane Austen

Maria Thorpe

Character Analysis

A younger sister of Isabella, Maria goes on the rather infamous Clifton excursion and appears to be something of an Isabella in training. That is, if the report of Anne Thorpe, regarding Maria's behavior is anything to go by. Maria, along with Anne, is generally ignored by John, who protests at having to drive them anywhere.