This product provides a 10 minute illustrated talk on the theme of love in 'Persuasion' by Jane Austen. The romance genre is discussed and comparisons are made between marriage then and now. Jane Austen's style in unfolding the events of the love story between Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth is analyzed. This engaging lecture should provide fertile material for debate and discussion with regard to the importance or otherwise of romantic fiction as well as the application of marriage conventions of the time to the modern world.
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