Jane Austen and A Collection of Characters

Can you recognise which Jane Austen character each book quote refers to?

Created by JaneAustenCentre
On May 8, 2018
1 / 10

Who was "sure of being liked wherever he appeared"?

2 / 10

Who, following a reformation of character, became "what he ought to be, useful to his father, steady and quiet, and not living merely for himself"?

3 / 10

Which father does one heroine observe as being "always a check upon his children's spirits"?

4 / 10

Who is described, for better or for worse, as "the natural daughter of somebody"?

5 / 10

Whose reserved and serious manner is, according to Elinor Dashwood, due to "some oppression of spirits" rather than "a natural gloominess of temper"?

6 / 10

Who does Mr Knightley consider to be "a rational unaffected woman"?

7 / 10

Who, according to the narrator, goes into "training for a heroine" by copious amounts of reading?

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Who "had not had principle or sense enough to maintain himself in the situation in which Providence had placed him"?

9 / 10

Who was "eager in every thing; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation"?

10 / 10

Who was brought up by "an illiterate and miserly father", only to become "a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility"?

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