|Plot Summary of Northanger Abbey|
While spending a season in a resort town, an unremarkable young woman learns to mistrust her fiction stimulated prejudices and use her mind and heart, both on her own and under the hero's tutelage, so demurely and adorably that he is compelled to love her. They marry.
This synopsis report prepared by Kerry Patriarche
Northanger Abbey is Jane Austen's response to the popular literature of her time, the Gothic novel and the "coming of age" novel. The main character, Catherine Morland, engrosses herself in this genre of novels, which thus influences her judgement and rationale. The meeting of new people and the visiting of new places, like Bath and her love interest's home, Northanger Abbey, overwhelm her, causing some irrational and silly thinking.
This synopsis report prepared by Janet Alejandro
|Chapter Analysis of Northanger Abbey|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
- eccentric nature
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- fancy mansion
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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