*WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Persuasion*
Jane Austen’s collection of works is illustrious, so it’s no surprise that new film and television adaptations of her novels are still in the works.
Netflix is the latest to dabble in the novel Persuasion on our screens with Dakota Johnson in the lead role, Anne Elliot.
Anne finds herself at the center of an awkward love triangle during the events of the film, but who does she end up with at the end of Persuasion?
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Persuasion release date and plot preview
Persuasion galloped onto Netflix on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Based on Jane Austen’s novel of the same name, the film tells the story of Anne Elliot, a woman not conforming to modern sensibilities who, seven years ago, was persuaded to break off her relationship with a dashing naval officer. named Frederick Wentworth because of his humble origins.
Now Anne lives with her posh family who are on the verge of bankruptcy and are forced to rent their lavish home to an Admiral and his wife.
The move proves fateful for Anne as said wife’s brother is the dashing Captain Wentworth, whom she let escape years earlier.
Anne is left with a choice following the unexpected meeting; leave the past behind and move on or listen to your heart and seize that second chance to find love.
Persuasion’s love triangle
Along with the swoon-worthy Frederick Wentworth, Anne finds herself at the heart of a love triangle in Persuasion when she catches the eye of another suitor, Mr. William Elliot.
Anne is stunned by the arrival of Captain Wentworth and it is clear that there are still embers over the couple’s feelings for each other.
But since Anne broke off their relationship years before, they agree to remain friends.
Matters are further complicated by the arrival of William Elliot, Anne’s cousin and heir to the family home of Kellynch Hall, who begins to pursue her romantically.
He is charming and very wealthy, which Anne’s family approves of, as they believe the potential match could see them out of their financial troubles.
Who does Anne end up with in Persuasion?
At the end of Persuasion, Anne decides to let her heart rule her head by choosing Frederick Wentworth over William Elliot.
Aside from their existing feelings for each other, Anne’s choice is made after Frederick writes her a note expressing how deeply he loves her.
She realizes that she has always felt the same and decides to put her wishes ahead of her family’s and pursues Wentworth.
As she pursues him, Anne also encounters William Elliot, whom she finds kissing another woman, confirming that she definitely made the right choice.
Persuasion is available to stream now on Netflix after releasing on Friday, July 15, 2022.
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