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    Persuasion, a novel, tells the story of Anne Elliot, an unmarried 27-year-old who pines for her former love Frederick Wentworth, a man her father refused to let her marry years ago. When Wentworth reappears in her life and Anne's family fortune begins to dwindle, Anne must look past her feelings to build a life where she can be happy. Though resentful of Anne at first, spending time around her causes Wentworth's former feelings to rekindle.