Quiz: What Jane Austen Retelling Should You Read Next?

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With over 200 years post-publication, the majority of Jane Austen’s catalog has had loads of time to percolate within the minds of readers and ardent followers. Through the years, many writers have taken the unique texts and retold them—both with the identical setting and characters however recent views, with sequels, or with a complete replace on all the things besides the essential plot. There are such a lot of on the market it may be exhausting to know the place to start out. This quiz will enable you to decide the right Jane Austen retelling to learn subsequent, whether or not you want ’em foolish, critical, or someplace in-between.

This quiz focuses on the six fundamental novels of Austen, leaving out the unfinished Sanditon in addition to juvenilia together with Love and Freindship [sic] and Woman Susan. Your end result, then, can be a Jane Austen retelling based mostly on one of many six main books.

Earlier than you leap into the quiz, right here’s a fast refresher for those who don’t keep in mind the unique plots.

Satisfaction and Prejudice

Second baby of 5 daughters, Elizabeth Bennet butts heads with the rich Mr. Darcy after he appears to insult her. Her sister’s affair with Darcy’s greatest pal, nevertheless, continues to place the pair in one another’s presence, and there could also be extra they don’t understand about one another to find.

Sense and Sensibility 

Orphaned and impoverished, the Dashwood sisters (Elinor and Marianne) should depend on one another to outlive. With a flurry of romances, neither sister can agree on the best strategy to like and life—is it higher to work with loads of good sense or to let feelings and sensibility be your information?

Mansfield Park 

Additionally orphaned and impoverished, Fanny Worth is on the mercy of prolonged household. Although she’s opinionated, her mature character leads her to maintain to herself more often than not. When the Crawfords come into her life, Fanny can’t assist however be a bit dazzled by Henry Crawford. Fanny’s childhood good friend and cousin, Edmund, is equally dazzled by Mary Crawford—however is both actually to be trusted?


On the recommendation of an aunt, Anne Elliot rejected maybe her one probability at happiness a few years in the past. She’s positive that now, at age 27, all prospects of marriage are lengthy lifeless. When her previous suitor, Captain Wentworth, returns, nevertheless, she wonders if she didn’t make a mistake so a few years in the past. However it’s little question too late, now, as she focuses on caring for her family members.

Northanger Abbey 

Younger and with a wild creativeness, Catherine Morland has by no means been extra excited than when she’s invited to remain at Northanger Abbey. In response to her beloved Gothic novels, the Abbey is certain to be haunted. Inside a couple of brief weeks, Catherine is for certain the house is haunted by the late Mrs. Tilney, regardless of how the good-looking Henry Tilney may tease her for believing so. Is the Abbey haunted or has Catherine’s creativeness gotten the higher of her?


A talented matchmaker, Emma Woodhouse is rich and well-intentioned however maybe a bit oblivious. When she makes use of her craft to pair her pals Harriet and Mr. Knightley, she discovers it might be a mistake and she or he may need been higher off pairing herself with Mr. Knightley.

Now that we’ve had that little refresher, let’s go on to the quiz, we could? Which Jane Austen retelling do you have to learn subsequent?

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