Source of inspiration

  For nearly two hundred years, Jane Austen’s works have attracted generations of readers with their unique country manor style. She depicts the scenes of rural life and the life of the manor owners in a real way with her nuanced and nuanced observation. The description of this rich classical atmosphere of manor life is inseparable from the novelist’s life experience. The manor is an environment that the novelist himself is very familiar with and loves, so he can create with ease.
  In 1809, Mrs Austen and her daughters, Cassandra and Jane, moved into the house in Choton, Hampshire. Here, Jane spent the last 8 years of her life. The home was provided by her older brother Edward, who was adopted by the wealthy Sir family. It is an unpretentious two-story building. The house faces the road on one side and is surrounded by gardens on three sides, lush with grass and shady trees. This cozy 17th century building has six small bedrooms, a courtyard, other outbuildings (garages, etc.) and about an acre of gardens (about 4000 square meters). It is ten minutes away from Jorton Manor, a large estate owned by Edward, along with several farms and woodlands.
  Most of Jane Austen’s handed down works can find prototypes in the author’s real life. She collects materials from her own life and environment, and uses herself or someone she is familiar with as the prototype of the characters in the novel. The adjacency of this modest house and its neighbouring mansion is seen in several novels: Dashwood House and Middleton Manor in Sense and Sensibility; Sir Bertrand in Mansfield Gardens House and Mrs Norris’ vicarage; Mrs Catherine’s manor and Mr Collins’ vicarage in Pride and Prejudice. These garden mansions were a symbol of fashion at the time, as the owners spent time and money redesigning them. At the end of the 18th century, the owners of the manor wanted a romantic scene – a lake, a boulevard, a vast land or a bush, to ride horses and walk in this beautiful manor, drink tea and meet guests.
  Austin hailed it as a “great treasure trove” of her creations. Indeed, her admirable creative efficiency is due to the simple and harmonious environment in the living room: the solid wooden floor, some knickknacks are placed in proper positions, the wallpaper pattern is concise and harmonious, and the famous paintings on the wall are bright and colorful. The portraits of the characters are lifelike, as if calling for the writer’s inspiration. According to Jane’s niece Caroline, at the rear of the garden, “a lovely intertwining of hedges and lawns, gravel paths, long grass and orchards . … . The estate did indeed provide a great writing background for our great novelist – a small but cozy room, some regular social events by family and close friends, and the selfless love of my sister.
  It is precisely because she lives in a small rural town that she comes into contact with small and medium-sized landlords, priests and other characters and their quiet and comfortable living environment, so there are no major social conflicts in her works, and she mainly shows scenes of rural life, and the content is mostly Some aspects of life of the middle class or gentlemen, the emotional entanglement or marriage of young men and women, and focus on depicting the love of women, the troubles and joys of young people, and the conflict between the emotions and reason of men and women. The story of Sense and Sensibility begins at a place called Nolan Manor. In the novel, the sisters-in-law of the Elinor sisters disregard their promise to their father, forcing them to leave the Nolan Manor, which they have long been used to and love, and move to a different place – a place called Barton Manor. Sisters Elizabeth and Jane Bennet from Pride and Prejudice are married to wealthy Mr Darcy and Mr Bingley respectively. When Jane asked Elizabeth when she fell in love with Mr. Darcy, she quipped that it probably started with a visit to Mr. Darcy’s Pemberley estate. And her sister, Jane, was also ill when she was a guest at Nesfield Manor. As her mother, Mrs. Bennett, had hoped, she had the opportunity to get along with Mr. Bingley, and then fell in love. After that, they danced together again and again and chatted again and again, enabling them to overcome prejudice and obstacles, and finally entered the palace of marriage.
  Following the death of Cassandra, the last Austen family member to live in Chorton, in 1845, Sir Edward did not use the house. The utensils in the room were sold, and the house was divided into low-rent apartments and rented to the workers. This was the case—until 1947, when the Jane Austen Research Society, formed by Dorotheda Nell and Thomas Carpenter, raised funds to purchase home ownership from Sir, with the intention of rebuilding it. Today, thousands of people from all over the world visit Chorton, and the Jane Austen Research Society celebrates its anniversary by redesigning the garden. The old rosettes have been removed and new, but still 200-year-old roses will be planted: Rosa Mundi (Rose of the World), the flamboyant pink and white rose, the pure white rose of Alba, And all kinds of roses coiled in front of the door.
  In Joton’s leisurely life, Jane Austen portrayed the unique charm of rural life in England, writing six extraordinary novels in seven and a half years: “Sense and Sensibility”, “Pride and Prejudice” and “Mansfield Gardens” “Emma”, “Northanger Abbey” and “Persuasion”. Jordon Manor became a source of inspiration for her writing.

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