This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Colonel Brandon - An affluent suitor and eventual husband. Although reserved and not passionate, he has a very good heart and his unselfish acts helps out those in distress. His temperament conforms to Austen's and Elinor's idea of sense rather than sensibility.
Miss Elinor Dashwood - In spite of the fact that she has strong feelings and artistic talent, a sense of prudence governs her actions. When her preferred match briefly fails, she copes privately, never letting on to others how much she is wounded.
Mrs. Fanny Dashwood - Her arguments...
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