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Persuasion

Jane Austen

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In which town does the Elliot family plan to retrench?

Of the Elliot daughters, which is Lady Russell's favorite?

Why does Sir Walter object to ever having any of his own relatives join the Navy?

Who convinced Anne to break her engagement with Captain Wentworth in the summer of 1806?

Why does Anne worry about her family bringing Mrs. Clay to Bath?

Which couple does Anne look to as an example of a happy marriage?

Why does Mrs. Musgrove feel a special connection to Captain Wentworth?

When the Crofts are in a carriage, who drives?

Who jumps off the wall in Lyme and gets seriously injured?

When Anne arrives in Bath, which old friend does she visit?

What does Anne discover after her meeting with Mrs. Smith?

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