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Character Analysis of Emma in Jane Austen's "Emma"

Summary: Discusses the character of Emma in Jane Austen's "Emma."
`Emma' was written by Jane Austen in 1816. In all her novels, she is primarily a moral writer, striving to establish criteria of sound judgement and right conduct in human life. In Emma she presents her lesson so astutely and so dramatically, with such a minimum of exposition, that she places extreme demands upon the reader's perceptiveness. Emma was her fourth novel. Lord David Cecil described it as `Jane Austen's profoundest comedy'. It has frequently been applauded for its `engaging, dear, delicious, idiotic heroine', moving in `a place of laughter and nonsense', and excoriated because `it does not instruct ... does not teach the modern reader... how to be and move in our world'. In her novel, Jane Austen criticizes the manners and values of the upper-class in English society, she noticed the corruption of society, that money precedence over everything else...

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