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Essay | Emma: the Turning Point at Box Hill

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Emma.
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Emma: the Turning Point at Box Hill

Summary: Emma, by Jane Austen.

Analysis of the events at Box Hill played in the development of the novel.


The Climb Up to Box Hill

Emma, a novel by Jane Austen, is the story of a young woman, Emma, who is rich, stubborn, conniving, and occupies her time meddling into others' business. There are several recurring themes throughout the novel; the ideas of marriage, social class, women's confinement, and the power of imagination to blind the one from the truth, which all become delineated and reach a climax during the trip to Box Hill. The scene at Box Hill exposes many underlying emotions that have been built up throughout the novel, and sets the stage for the events that conclude it.

Emma's personality is largely shaped by the nature of her upbringing. Emma had no motherly figure guiding her as she grew up, due to the fact that her mother passed away at a young age, and her governess, Miss Taylor, became...

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