By Jane Austen
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From its sharply satiric commencing sentence, Mansfield Park dealas with cash and marriage, and the way strongly they have an effect on one another. Shy, fragile Fanny expense is the consummate "poor relation." despatched to stay along with her prosperous uncle Thomas, she clashes along with his spoiled, egocentric daughters and falls in love together with his son. Their lives are additional advanced by means of the arriving of a couple of witty, refined Londoners, whose aptitude for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative nation methods of Mansfield Park.
Written a number of years after the early manuscripts that at last grew to become Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park keeps Austen’s common compassion and humor yet bargains a much more advanced exploration of ethical offerings and their emotional consequences.
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