The Question and Answer section for Mansfield Park is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Scholars suggest that social mobility is the primary theme in all of Austen's novels; this idea seems especially apparent in Mansfield Park. The opening chapter, in which the three Ward sisters marry men of very different social categories (high,...
Julia has a crush on Mr. Crawford. Her sister, Maria, falls in love with Mr. Crawford even though she is engaged to another man. Maria goes onto marry Mr. Rushworth.... her fiance.
The sisters being? Characters?
Maria and Julia are sisters, Fanny is their cousin.