Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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What is the significance of chapters 9 and 10 in Sense and Sensibility? How is it typical of Jane Austen's style of writing?

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On chapter 9 you see the typical Jane story line where the character which embodies the essential conflict of the story: Marianne meets Willoughby and the wheels of the plot are set in motion.  This is typical of Jane's style of writing because these two characters would represent the "sensibility" in the story, hence, their encounter must be something as emotional, romantic, and intense as their stories will prove to be later on in the story.

Austen often places emphasis in a heroine of the story (Elinor) and she would be the exact opposite of the challenging...

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