Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion

Jane Austen

254 pages first pub 1817 (editions)

fiction classics literary romance emotional slow-paced

Description

Anne Elliot, at the age of nineteen, falls in love with Frederick Wentworth, a young man with no connections and only himself to recommend him. Persuaded by her great friend Lady Russell to break off their engagement Anne has ample opportunity to ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34,631 reviews

Moods

emotional 65%
hopeful 47%
lighthearted 46%
reflective 46%
funny 26%
relaxing 23%
inspiring 10%
challenging 6%
sad 6%
tense 3%
adventurous 2%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 38%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.1

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