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    “Social Criticism in Marriage” In the novel, e.g. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen used social criticism to portray how she felt about women and marriage. Austen used the two characters Elizabeth Bennet and Charlotte Lucas to show two totally different perspectives on marriage in this work. Social criticism during that time was more pressed on women back then rather than now for several reasons. Some women can feel like Elizabeth who felt as though marriage should be based on love. Other women could identify with Charlotte who was all about securing her life with shelter, protection, and money from a man whether she loved him or not. Even in present times women are pressured into being married, but it’s nothing like it was back then. Jane Austen wrote this novel to show what type of social criticism was placed on women and marriage. Charlotte Lucas married Mr. Collins; the man that Elizabeth turned down a marriage proposal to. Charlotte married Mr. Collins because she feels as though she needed security, shelter, and money. On Charlotte’s behalf she is older and still lives with her parents, so she felt very pressured into marrying whether she wanted to be with the person or not. She doesn’t care that she isn’t interested in Mr. Collins. She saw him and saw dollar signs. On the other hand Elizabeth felt like a person shouldn’t marry someone if they don’t love them. She didn’t care about the amount of money that Mr. Collins had, how big his house was, or what he owned; she’s…

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    Everyone has heard the first sentence in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, “It is the truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” This phrase alone is capable of summating the entire plot of the foretold story, a task seemingly impossible given that the story is anything but simple. In Joe Wright’s rendition of “Pride and Prejudice,” were bear witness to one of the most delightful adaptations of a heartwarming classic. This…

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    She achieves “perfect happiness” only after she marries Mr. Knightley and discovers the one aspect of life previously unknown to her – a significant other. Indeed, Emma achieves “perfect happiness” despite of (and perhaps even because of) a thief’s decision to pilfer Highbury’s tasty chickens. Emma’s “perfect happiness,” defined here as a state of contentment that even major setbacks cannot interrupt, clearly arises from her decision to follow traditional ideas of Victorian morality and marry…

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    This marriage was a surprise. Mainly because George Knightley in his late- thirties, had never seemed interested in marriage, and seem content to live a single life. As well as, Emma who had blatantly reproached marriage, and saw it as more of a burden than as a free matrimony. Even stating, “Fortune I do not want; employment I do not want; consequence I do not want. I believe few married women are half as much mistress of their husband’s house as I am of Hartfield…” Yet, the couple finds…

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    behavior of characters of different social classes. Plot Summary: Do not cut/paste from a website, which is a form of plagiarism. Emma Woodhouse is a privileged, slightly conceited young woman who lives at Hartfield in Highbury, England, with her father. She has grown up with her governess Miss Taylor for 16 years, who gets married to Mr. Weston in the beginning of the novel. Emma also has an older sister, Isabella, who does not live at home and is married to Mr. John Knightley. With both…

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    The novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen could not have been named better. This is because of the personalities that result in the actions of the two main characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett. Elizabeth Bennett, or Lizzie, is one of the five Bennett daughters, but is nothing like her other sisters. She completely refutes society’s ideas about a woman’s purpose and marriage. This often leads to her having more pride than the average woman of the Regency Period. Elizabeth does…

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    Girls, and his ability to bend the ball. The title is metaphorical and the main character of the movie bends the rules to find a balance between soccer and her parents. The story is set in a London suburban area. Jesminder Bhamra (Parminder Nagra), known as “Jess” comes from a traditional Indian family. Her parents are Sikhs and they fled from Uganda to London. They reside in a London suburb. In her family’s living room, there is a large portrait of a spiritual leader of Sikh whereas Jess has a…

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    Lots of people have been enjoying the movies where the Pirates of the Caribbean run wild. The most famous of the pirates is portrayed by Johnny Depp. The movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” first opened up in theaters in the U.S. on July 7, 2006. It starred Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. This was the second movie in the pirate adventure series. It is part of a multi-billion dollar franchise owned by Disney and it includes books, video games and theme park rides.…

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    They even added that they thought he should find something else to do for a living! But he didn’t hold a grudge. When asked in an interview if he ever reminded the RADA of this slight he simply replied, “The work speaks for itself.” It sure does Gary. You can catch him as Winston Churchill in his latest film Darkest Hour. 14 The Jacket Director Didn’t Believe Keira Knightley Could Act You’d think that after winning over audiences with her performances in films like Pirates of the Caribbean…

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    The Deep Movie Analysis

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    Efficient Icelandic director, Baltasar Kormakur, returns to the cinematic recreations of dramatic real-life events after the accomplished “The Deep”, dated from two years ago. Right after the latter, he made an incursion into the action-crime fictional genre with the uninvolving “Two Guns”, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. “Everest”, an account of the tragedy occurred in the famous Nepalese mountain in the spring of 1996, also presents a strong cast, including Jason Clarke, Jake…

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