The Effulgence Within: A Study in Comic Self-Deception

Friday, December 3, 2021

A Study in Comic Self-Deception

Emma Woodhouse, the daughter of a rich country gentleman, is a beautiful, clever, snobbish young lady of twenty-one. She is the heroine of Jane Austen's Emma. Emma's fanciful mind, encouraged by ample leisure and a little willfulness, leads her to indulge in match-making. The novel is a study in... Sign in to see full entry.

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