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Analysis of Style and Structure: Pride and Prejudice By: Jane Austen Arulini Ravindran In Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice, the writing techniques and the structure are very unique from the literacy techniques that we would come across in today's writing methods. The story takes place in the early 1800's, therefore, it would only make sense if the writing corresponds with the timeline. The writing is written in Victorian English, and it gives the reader the effect of actually kind of living and feeling what it was like to be in that time period. It really helps me get into character and makes me feel as if I'm actually there in the scene of every chapter, watching from the perspective of a third person. The second that the reader begins reading the novel, they automatically know that the book is written in an older time period in the past. For example, in the novel, Jane Austen writes, " 'My dear Mr Bennet,' said his lady to him one day, 'have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?' ". In modern day English, that would translate to something like, "One day, his wife said to him, "Honey have you heard the recent news? Netherfield Park has been finally bought!"" There are significant changed in the style of writing, the way she uses the different methods and literary techniques. I believe that the kind of literary techniques she uses in her novel really attract an audience to read her book. It gives the reader the interest of knowing what kind of stories and events took place at such a time period, where they held balls and wore corvettes everyday. It intrigues the reader to keep reading and know more about the life style, the love, the drama. I believe that for me, the writing and styling's of the literacy are the reason that I feel so needed to keep reading the book. Jane Austen uses many different aspects of English and I think its one of the

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