Joel Weinsheimer Pride And Prejudice Analysis

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Joel Weinsheimer writes that Pride and Prejudice does not end in complete chance, but instead is a logical effect of the characters’ desires. Overall, he explains that the choices of Jane Austen and the characters themselves are the primary factors of there being only four happy marriages.
Weinsheimer argues that the Darcy-Elizabeth relationship is the result of the events leading up to it. To explain, chance could not validate the fact that Darcy’s business leads him to Pemberley. Instead, this is the result of Elizabeth and Gardiner’s decision to go to Derbyshire, allowing the relationship between the too. Despite Austen’s logical flow of the story, she alludes to the idea that chance drove their relationship. This is to romanticize the
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Elizabeth's dealing with Mr. Darcy’s rude remarks about the Bennet family shows that women are articulate and can assess a situation. That is why she allows Darcy to state his opinion, but assertively rebuttals his point of view by stating her opinion.
Newton believes that women hold the power in pride and prejudice. A system which favors wealth does not necessarily give men power. The true power comes from the intellectual reasoning, like Elizabeth’s ability to get her way with Darcy. These traits give women the true power because they understand that money does not mean power. The paper is well supported, but does not discuss May’s similar philosophical mindset. Due to the fact that she is not as intelligent, Mary’s perspective would hurt her claim. Discussing both portrayals of women is necessary for my
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Morgan does not discuss why there is not sex, but why characters who understand how to change and mature do not desire sex. In the article, the author discusses how Elizabeth’s character has changed through the story. Morgan believes that Elizabeth's understanding of the minds of her peers is incorrect. Her inability to correctly assess her surroundings is shown with Wickham. For example, she wrongfully judged how Darcy felt about Wickham. Morgan explains the moral lesson behind the change in the character of Elizabeth becoming less reserved and more understanding allows her to assess the minds of her peers

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