INTRODUCTION: In Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, Marianne Dashwood becomes seriously ill after an emotional shock. Is she experiencing intense psychological distress or dangerously physically sick – or both? Check out these annotated chapters from the novel to see a modern medical professional’s educated guesses about Marianne’s condition.
ANNOTATED DOCUMENT: AustenJane_SenseandSensibility
Annotations by: Trish Shields
The annotated text is adapted from:
- Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility. Project Gutenberg, 15 Jun. 2007, http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/161. Accessed 15 Apr. 2017.