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  • Realism In Pride And Prejudice

    Discuss the features that make a novel you have studied this year seem realistic and explain why realism is appropriate to the main themes of the novel. Sara Perley Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a complex novel mixing romance with comedy with an unprecedented quality of realism. Austen’s techniques require the reader to pay close attention and to actively interpret what it is they are reading unlike other light novels which you can

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen marvelously portrays the life of a middle-class country family in England during the early nineteenth century. The family, the Bennets, is presently engaged in finding suitable (rich) husbands for their five daughters. The main character, Elizabeth Bennet, is an intelligent, witty, and opinionated young woman. She has already rebuffed one would-be suitor because she felt he was unfit, and in this scene, she turns down another, Fitzwilliam Darcy, because

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mikki
  • First Impressions In Pride And Prejudice

    The narrative describes how the prejudices and first impressions (especially those dealing with pride) of the main characters change throughout the novel, focusing on those of Elizabeth Bennet. She had a smart first impression about Mr. Collins and how absurdly self-serving he is and about Lady Catherine de Bourgh and how proud and snobbish she is. Her first impressions of Wickham and Darcy steer her in opposites which ironically so, they do not like each

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a story about two married couples who do not respect each other. Mrs. Bennet business is to get her five daughter's to marry the most richest man in England. She is willing to take on any obstacles that get in her way. Mr. Bennet is a very outspoken and sardonic person. If there is anything he dislikes about mrs. Bennet or about what she is doing, he let her know. He

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Question: Read the passage from pride and prejudice (Volume 2 Chapter 9) carefully several times. In a continuous essay of not more that 1000 words, analyse this passage, discussing ways in which the narrative voice and dialogue are used. The passage extracted from Volume 2 Chapter 9 of Pride and Prejudice is, in line with the rest of the novel, written in the third person narrative voice. As is common throughout the Novel, focalization is

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Too Much Pride, Too Much Prejudice? In everyday life, people are affected by bias and, also, the guilt of bias against others. Bias can be cultural, racial, or personal, but the primary basis for all bias is ignorance. It is believed that women are the lesser of the sexes. Society believes that in this time period that women always need to get married and social standings are held by wealth. Pride and Prejudice is an

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Artur
  • Pride And Prejudice

    1) Title: Pride and Prejudice Author’s name: Jane Austen Copyrightdate: 1813 Number of pages: 480 pages 2) The title Pride and Prejudice refers to the way in which Elizabeth and Darcy first view each other. It is a novel in which the characters learn about themselves and change the first impressions they have formed about each other and the world around them. It is about conquering obstacles and achieving romantic happiness, Darcy being too

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Pride And Prejudice

    1-2 The news that a wealthy young gentleman named Charles Bingley has rented the manor known as Netherfield Park causes a great stir in the neighboring village of Longbourn, especially in the Bennet household. The Bennets have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet, a foolish and fussy gossip, is the sort who agrees with the novel’s opening words: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Top
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Family Ties In Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice, she created a realistic family image, by introducing some of the imperfections that many families encounter. The Bennet family, consisting of five daughters, a marriage obsessed mother, and an unhappily married father, contain many of these difficulties. Throughout the love, joy, heartache and pain, which evolved from the series of events the Bennet family encountered, one character in particular, Miss Elizabeth Bennet, viewed her family from

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Marriage In Pride And Prejudice

    Marriage in Pride and Prejudice “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” (pg1). The first sentence of the novel Pride and Prejudice highlights the importance of marriage in the world of the novel. The sentence implies that the only reason for marriage was to increase the characters social and financial position. The quote mentions nothing of love yet it

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Theme Of Marriage In Pride And Prejudice

    “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” The second half of this opening sentence of the novel reveals that the “universal truth” is nothing more than a social truth. When claiming that a single man “must be in want of a wife”, Jane Austen reveals that the reverse in also true; a single woman is in, perhaps desperate, want

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Problems With Marriage: The Contrasting Relationships In Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is about a small country town in England, where life is all about having money, getting married, and having more money. In this novel, Austen focuses in on one particular family, the Bennets, who consist of five daughters and one over-obsessive mother who is looking to marry off each of her daughters before her husband passes away, for they do not have a son to inherit their estate and

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Max
  • Villians?/Pride And Prejudice

    Villains? As one reads Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, you would not think that there are any real villains, but when you really read the novel you discover that there are numerous villains. In this romantic story about finding love, or not, each protagonist has an antagonist, one that is their very own. Sometimes within the novel the reader cannot tell the difference between the protagonist and the antagonist. So lets look at a few

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Heroes And Heroines In Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen

    Jane Austen in context Heroes and Heroines in “Pride and Prejudice” Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy Both Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy experience a reform in their characters. This psychological reform occurs as certain characteristics that were the very epitome of their personalities are altered. This is due to the misconceptions and prejudices both had about the other. As Darcy is a rich aristocratic gentleman of the 18th century, he behaves as we would expect;

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Max
  • How Does Jane Austen Create Negative Feelings Towards Mr. Darcy In The First Few Chapters Of Pride And Prejudice?

    How does Jane Austen create negative feelings towards Mr. Darcy in the first few chapters of Pride and Prejudice? Jane Austen wrote her book about life for women in the nineteenth century; the Regency period. For women in this period, life was very unbalanced, women were not perceived as equals and men were superior and had full authority in every aspect of life. There was a clear segregation among men and women and the values

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: July
  • Satire In Pride And Prejudice

    Satire is used in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen to show the deficiencies in morals and ethics of the characters that Austen disapproves of. Satire is used to "attack" characters and to bring about change. The different characters types she satirizes are "suck-ups," hierarchical, and/or ignorant. Austen disapproves of Mr. Collins and that is why she attacks and satirizes him. Mr. Collins is a "suck-up." His living with Lady Catherine has caused him to

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Jon
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Ivy Mullins ENG 3350 Dr. Manigault 2 October 2006 Pride and Prejudice: Character Analysis: Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austen’s work Pride and Prejudice is one of the most quoted and re-created novels of all times. The explanation for the timeless popularity of her novels is still yet to be discovered, but it is evident that no matter the century or the audience, her words still seem to touch the hearts and minds of generations past and

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Jack
  • Pride And Prejudice

    The 19th century book Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin is an excellent reflection of the quote “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but a more useful life than spent doing nothing”, as once said by George Benard Shaw. The story itself is one of foolish misunderstandings, judgments, and the consequences of such mistakes. Elizabeth Bennet, one of the five daughters of her family makes these kinds of decisions, particularly with

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice All human beings share a common defect among each other. That is that we all have a sense of pride in ourselves. Pride is not what other people think of us it is more what we think of ourselves. It is the thing humans use to make them selves feel better then others, to give themselves a higher feeling of importance. In the book Pride and Prejudice the author Jane Austen shows

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Top
  • Pride And Prejudice

    Many times, we often find movies based after a book or a novel. Usually, the motion picture or film is not as faithful to the book as we would prefer it to be. The film Pride and Prejudice was based, if not completely, after the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. The plot, story analysis and characters are incredibly related; both mainly based on a young woman named Elizabeth Bennet, and her trials and

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Vika
  • Dialouge In Pride And Prejudice

    Lydia Hamilton Ms. Fisher AP Literature and Composition 18 January 2006 Dialogue in Pride and Prejudice The characters, in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, come to life through dialogue. Some characters have an inability to stop talking, while others remain quite and save their words for times when they need to convey their feelings. The dialogue in Pride and Prejudice is unlike that of Shakespeare’s play where characters have lengthy monologues, the dialogue is more

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • Pride And Prejudice - Volume 1 Development Of Elizabeth Bennet

    Jane Austen's classic comedy of manners novel "Pride and Prejudice" depicts the life of protagonist main character Elizabeth Bennet. Using her typical "light and bright, and sparkling" tone, Austen uses themes of love, reputation and class to highlight the development of Elizabeth's character in the first volume of the novel. Set in rural England during the Napoleonic Wars the writer shows how setting, in both time and place, has an impact on the main character.

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Bred
  • Pride And Prejudice

    In Volume II, Chapter 11, Mr. Darcy proposes to Elizabeth. What is the sequence of her feelings on receiving this proposal? Why does she actually refuse him? Why does she think she refuses him? Pride and Prejudice, published in 1813, is one of the most mature and popular Jane's Austen's works. When Austen began writing the novel in 1796, she was going to call it “First Impressions” in order to reflect the main theme of

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Pride and Prejudice and Bridget Jones’s Diary

    Bridget Jones’s Diary is a highly imaginative interpretation of the novel Pride and Prejudice, so different to be hardly recognizable. Discuss. Directed by Sharon Maguire in 2001, one hundred and eighty-eight years after Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813, with that, Bridget Jones’s Diary would seem be quite diverse to Pride and Prejudice. But it is actually a highly imaginative interpretation of the novel. This modern interpretation is seen through the plot, characters, context,

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Edward
  • Pride And Prejudice Essay

    This is an unrevised version of the essay. Sorry! I don't have another version. Sometimes at the moment of reading a novel, we can feel that the author reflects our own feelings; in fact, we can easily imagine our own life printed in the book. It is the case of Jane Austen’s novels, in which she presents us human relationships through either a very natural or critical view: showing its virtues and defects. One of

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Jon

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