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Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest (Deadline: May 20, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: The contest is open to students world-wide in three divisions:

  • High School:  students and home-schooled students enrolled at the high school level during the contest year
  • College/University:  students enrolled in at least six credit hours of course work at a junior college, college, or university during the contest year
  • Graduate School:  students enrolled during the contest year in at least three credit hours of graduate course work at a college or university leading to an advanced degree

Submission: Jane Austen’s Persuasion was first published in 1818, and to commemorate the anniversary JASNA is inviting essays that address the following:

The trio of faith, hope and charity all feature in Jane Austen’s novel Persuasion. Discuss how possessing or lacking these qualities affects a character’s behavior and drives the plot. You may focus on one quality or examine the interplay of two or all three. You may include more than one character in your discussion.

Deadline: May 20, 2018

Amount: Varies

Learn More: http://www.jasna.org/programs/essay-contest?