Jane Austen and A Collection of Characters
Can you recognise which Jane Austen character each book quote refers to?
Who was "sure of being liked wherever he appeared"?
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"?
Which father does one heroine observe as being "always a check upon his children's spirits"?
Who is described, for better or for worse, as "the natural daughter of somebody"?
Whose reserved and serious manner is, according to Elinor Dashwood, due to "some oppression of spirits" rather than "a natural gloominess of temper"?
Who does Mr Knightley consider to be "a rational unaffected woman"?
Who, according to the narrator, goes into "training for a heroine" by copious amounts of reading?
Who "had not had principle or sense enough to maintain himself in the situation in which Providence had placed him"?
Who was "eager in every thing; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation"?
Who was brought up by "an illiterate and miserly father", only to become "a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility"?