JANE AUSTEN - 1: DR. HARESHWAR ROY


JANE AUSTEN - 1

Q. 1: Who is Jane Austen?
Ans.: Jane Austen is an English novelist. She has been called the pure novelist.
Q. 2: Was Jane Austen a Georgian era author?
Ans: Yes, Jane Austen was a Georgian era author.
Q. 3: When was Jane Austen born?
Ans: Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775.
Q. 4: Where was Jane Austen born?
Ans: Jane Austen was born at Steventon, Hampshire, England.
Q.5: What do you know about Steventon?
Ans: Steventon was a tiny village amid the chalk hills of North Hants.
Q. 6: In which county in England was Austen born?
Ans: Hampshire.
Q.7: What was the name of Jane Austen’s father?
Ans: George Austen was the name of Jane Austen’s father.
Q.8: What was Jane Austen’s father?
Ans: Jane Austen’s father was a clergyman.
Q.9: What was the name of Jane Austen’s mother?
Ans: Cassandra was the name of Jane Austen’s mother.
Q.10: What was Jane Austen’s number among her siblings?
Ans: Jane Austen was the seventh child and second daughter of Cassandra and George Austen.
Q.11: When did Jane Austen die?
Ans: 18 July 1817.
Q.12: Where was Jane Austen buried?
Ans: Winchester, United Kingdom.
Q.13: How did Jane Austen die?
Ans: Jane Austen died of consumption.
Q.14: What was the age of Jane Austen when she died?
Ans: Jane Austen died in the age of 42.
Q.15: Who published Jane Austen’s unpublished novels after her death?
Ans: Henry, Jane Austen’s brother, published Jane Austen’s unpublished novels after her death?
Q.16: What was the pen name of Jane Austen?
Ans: The pen name of Jane Austen was ‘A Lady.’
Q.17: What is Jane Austen's style of writing?
 Ans: Jane Austen's writing style is a mix of neoclassicism and romanticism. 
 Q.18: Why is Jane Austen famous?
Ans: Jane Austen is famous for her social commentary. Austen created the comedy of manners of middle-class life in the England of her time
Q.19: What is the name of Jane Austen’s first novel?
Ans: Pride & Prejudice is the name of Jane Austen’s first novel .
Q.20: When was Pride & Prejudice Written?
Ans: Pride & Prejudice was written in 1796-97.
Q.21: When was Pride & Prejudice Published?
Ans: Pride & Prejudice was published in 1813.
Q.22: What is the major theme of Pride & Prejudice?
Ans: Pride & Prejudice deals with men and manners. It is a fine example of domestic comedy.
Q.23: Which novel famously opens with the line, ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife’…..
Ans: Pride and Prejudice
Q.24: When was Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey written?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey was written in 1798.
Q.25: When was Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey published?
Ans:  Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey was published in 1818.
Q. 26: What type of novel is Northanger Abbey?
Ans: Northanger Abbey is a burlesque of the Radcliffian horror novel.
Q. 27: When was Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility written?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility was written in 1797-98.
Q.28: When was Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility published?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Sense & sensibility was published in 1811.
Q. 29: What do you know about Sense & Sensibility?
Ans: Sense & Sensibility is a fine example of the domestic comedy.
Q.30: When was Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park Written?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park was written in 1811-13.
Q. 31: When was Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park Published?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park was published in 1814.
Q.32: When was Jane Austen’s Emma written?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Emma was written in 1815.
Q.33: When was Jane Austen’s Emma published?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Emma was published in 1816.
Q.34: Which of Austen’s novels inspired the popular 1995 movie Clueless?
Ans: Emma inspired the popular 1995 movie Clueless.
Q.35: Austen dedicated Emma to which royal family member?
Ans: The Prince Regent.
Q.36: When was Jane Austen’s Persuasion published?
Ans: Jane Austen’s Persuasion was published in 1818 after her death.

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