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Mansfield Park Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Fanny Price

Fanny Price is the second child of a struggling family. Her father is in the military, and her mother has so many children that she feels overwhelmed and unable to meet all the children's needs. Therefore, Fanny's mother writes a letter to her two sisters asking for assistance after the birth of her ninth child. They decide that relieving their sister of one of her children would be of the most help. Fanny, then ten years old, goes to live with her aunt, uncle, and cousins at Mansfield Park.

Fanny is a timid young woman. She adores her cousin Edmund who takes an interest in Fanny and helps her with her educations. Fanny's opinions and thoughts seem to be shaped by Edmund, but perhaps they just think alike. Fanny has high moral standards, which fit well with Edmund's goal of becoming a clergyman.

Just a few years...

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