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Who could doubt that Jane Austen understood the hard lessons of money, usually too little? Shannon Chamberlain, in The Atlantic magazine, expounds on The Economics of Jane Austen.

Watch Your Words!

Computers have made literary context analysis much easier. Professor Mary Forest and some students have developed an app for word origin analysis in English language literature. Her inspiration came from noticing over many years that pompous characters in Jane Austen's novels spoke with more Latinate language, showing the deliberation of Austen and other great authors in creating their works. We can use the app for analyzing our own writing, too. Read more in this Forbes article.

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