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Northanger Abbey References Essay

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Prarthi Shah
19th Century Novel
Assignment 1
February 10, 2015
Northanger Abbey
At the opening of the Novel, Austen states, “She never could learn or understand anything before she was taught; and sometimes not even then, for she was often inattentive, and occasionally stupid. Her mother was three months in teaching her only to repeat the 'Beggar's Petition'; and after all, her next sister, Sally, could say it better than she did" [1]. Beggar’s Petition is a poem published in 1769, written by the Reverend Thomas Moss. This w...

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