Anne Elliot's "duty" guided her through life's trials.
Category: Faith Words
Jane Austen Faith Word: Exertion, and Elinor Dashwood
Doing what is right, for Jane Austen's heroines, requires a great deal of "exertion"!
Jane Austen Faith Word: Principle, and Mr. Darcy
What "good principles" was Darcy given, and how could he follow them in "pride and conceit"?
Jane Austen Faith Word: Serious, and Fanny Price
In Jane Austen, "serious" has a deeper meaning than we use for it today.
Jane Austen Faith Word: Candour, and Jane Bennet
"Candour" meant something very different to Jane Austen than it does to us today. How does Jane Bennet teach us candor?