“Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it to hope.”
About the Author
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817)
Jane Austen was an English Novelist and has written six of the best-selling novels in her career. Sense and Sensibility was one of them which were published in 1811.
Love and Marriage | Character, Sense, and Sensibility
Jane Austen used Sense and Sensibility as a warning to show just how dangerous, violent, uncontrolled emotions, or sensibilities, really are.
Main Characters in Sense and Sensibility
Elinor Dashwood –
The sensible and reserved eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dashwood.
Marianne Dashwood –
The romantically inclined second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dashwood
Edward Ferrars –
The elder of Fanny Dashwood’s two brothers.
John Willoughby –
Nephew of a neighbor of the Middletons.
A close friend of Sir John Middleton.
Famous Quotes by Jane Austen
- “If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.”
- “I will be calm. I will be mistress of myself.”
- “To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.”
- “If a book is well written, I always find it too short.”