Introduces Austen's Pride and Prejudice in a way that students can relate to, utilizing literature that they are likely more familiar with (specifically the work of J.K. Rowling). Dissects Austen's objective in writing the novel, explores characterization, and explains Austen's influence on Rowling's work. Engages students in a discussion of the work, asking them to compare seemingly disparate forms of literature and invites them to analyse the individual personalities of Austen's characters.
Keywords: Art, Nature, Austen, Rowling, Pride and Prejudice, Comparative Literature, Introduction
Introduction to Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Erin Stubbs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License