Jane Austen: Contradictation Between The System And Society's Expectations

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During Jane Austen’s time 1775 -1817 women were thought little of. In fact, it was looked upon if one would make their own income(Marylynn Salmon). Contradicting what her era dictated; Jane lead the life she wanted. In spite of, the system and society’s expectations Jane Austen set an exemplary example of what one could accomplish or simply be. Although, Jane had no idea of what she was setting at the time. Thus, inspiration must have ran deep to defy people. However, one must contemplate on what or who exactly captivated Jane to write such stories still read today. One thing that is indeed clear was Jane’s self doubt “it was not until after death that her brother Henry revealed to the public that she was an author”up till her death her stories

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