Emma is a novel by Jane Austen that was first published in 1815.


See a complete list of the characters in Emma and in-depth analyses of Emma Woodhouse, Mr. Knightley, Frank Churchill, and Jane Fairfax.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Emma, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Further Study

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