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What kind of language is used in Pride and Prejudice?

Pride and Prejudice
Author Jane Austen
Language English
Genre Classic Regency novel
Set in Hertfordshire and Derbyshire, c. 1812
Publisher T. Egerton, Whitehall

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People also ask, what is Jane Austen's style of writing?

Jane Austen's (1775–1817) distinctive literary style relies on a combination of parody, burlesque, irony, free indirect speech and a degree of realism. She uses parody and burlesque for comic effect and to critique the portrayal of women in 18th-century sentimental and gothic novels.

Also, what is the tone of pride and prejudice? The tone of Pride and Prejudice is often critical and even biting. While Pride and Prejudice is popularly considered a love story, the narrator's attitude toward various characters and events is often sarcastic.

Secondly, what is the author's style in Pride and Prejudice?

Jane Austen's writing style is a mix of neoclassicism and romanticism. Austen used her sharp and sarcastic wit in all of her writing including in one of her most famous works; Pride and Prejudice. She could create a powerful and dramatic scene and immediately lead it into a satirical cathartic scene.

What is Mr Darcy's full name?

Mr. Darcy's first name is Fitzwilliam, which was his mother's family name. Darcy's first name is revealed in his signature on the letter he writes to Elizabeth Bennet in Chapter XII of Volume II (Chap. 35) after his disastrous marriage proposal.

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