In Sense and Sensibility, how do Marianne and Elinor Dashwood display the characteristics of sense and sensibility?

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You are right in identifying that this novel, like Pride and Prejudice , relates the two central protagonists to the states indicates in the title. The "sense" refers to Elinor, who is shown to suffer through similar trials to her sister. However, significantly, Elinor never expresses her emotions completely and does not let her own personal misfortunes and disappointments impact how she reacts towards others. She is above all a very stoical individual, who, even when she is suffering greatly...

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