Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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How does Jane Austen use literary devices, such as allusion, in Sense and Sensibility?

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Allusion is definitely one literary element Austen frequently uses in Sense and Sensibility . One allusion can be found in Chapter 5 in which Marianne is saying adieu to Norland. Her long, dramatic speech at the end of the chapter is very reminiscent of an ode, even though it lacks a rhyme...

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