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Essay | The Role of the Heroine in "Persuasion" by Jane Austen

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The Role of the Heroine in "Persuasion" by Jane Austen

Summary: Essay outlines the role of the heroine in the novel "Persuasion" by Jane Austen.
The heroine in persuasion, Anne Elliott has the important role of supporting the other characters in the text, standing out from society and adhering to her beliefs and ideals. Anne satisfies her role as the heroine with success and can be compared to heroines such as Anne Frank and Joan of Arc.

Anne supports the other characters in the novel, and fulfils her role as the heroine, by supplying them with an array of things, including, a source of communication, assistance and a person they can turn to for advice.

Many examples of Anne carrying out this role are found in the text. One of these is the continued way in which Anne assists her younger sister Mary.

Mary is a whiner, a moaner and complainer; a person who manages to find the bad side in everything and doesn't hesitate...

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