This The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen video also includes:
More than 15 of Jane Austen's novels have been adapted into films. While viewers enjoy the lush sets, period costumes, and the depictions of eighteenth-century British gentry, what is often lost in these adaptations is Austen's satire. A short video focuses on the clever wordplay and plot twists that makes Austen a literary standout.
- Use the video to spark interest in independent reading of Austen's works
- Some readers may need additional support to understand the subtlety of Austen's wit
- The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, and links to additional Austen resources