THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Sense and Sensibility
By Jane Austen

An essay by Susannah Carson of the L'Université de Versailles investigating the paradox of silence in relation to the female characters and their perspectives in this novel, Mansfield Park, and Persuasion.
An essay by Jen Camden of the University of Indianapolis looking at the roles of primary and secondary heroines in this novel, James Fenimore Cooper's The Pioneers, and Ann Radcliffe's A Sicilian Romance. Camden focuses in particular on how these women represent competing ideals of national identity and femininity.