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    Pride is a trait that humans may have at one point or another in their life. This trait can either be positive or negative, but is usually negative like in the novel Pride and Prejudice. This pride can be seen in the two main characters. Throughout the novel Pride and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet exhibit instances of pride, which progresses into love that highlights the true meaning of the novel. Darcy displays his pridefulness throughout the novel in many instances. Darcy knows that he is young, handsome, and rich and acts accordingly(Austen 390). When he arrogantly refuses to dance at the Nether-field ball and knocks Elizabeth Bennet as being only "tolerable" (Austen 10), Darcy acquires the reputation in Hertfordshire…

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    While many people believe that love easily occurs between two individuals who are perfect for one another, others say that love, more often than not, requires work and adjustments to result in a happy relationship. As flaws are part of human nature, everybody has negative qualities that can make it difficult to empathize with others and create encouraging relationships. In Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, the characters of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth are an example of two individuals with…

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    Jane Austen’s novel pride and prejudice presented four married couples, non-of the couples are a like in their love story and personalities. In that era, women were concerned a lot about marriage and who to marry which was an important thing in women’s life because mostly the women’s financial stability is on men or husbands. Austen in the novel she presented several contrasting attitudes to marriage. Austin focused mainly on pride and prejudice which presents true love, while there was other…

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    Towards the end of the book, Elizabeth is faced with the truth about herself, realizing she has been badly affected by both her pride and her prejudice; she accepts the fact, thinks about it and acts on her conclusions. For example, Elizabeth has learned she blames herself for not having recognizing Mr. Wickham’s behavior but, had allowed herself to be deceived by his charm. The main message represents her wit and intelligence to say and do what she thinks which puts Darcy’s real worth and his…

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    “Pride and Prejudice” Literary Analysis “A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment” (Austen, 23). “Pride and Prejudice”, a romantic novel by author Jane Austen, tells the story of a family in the early 1800s consisting of seven, Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters. The novel is based upon the time period when females were not in high status unless they married rich and well. Struggles occured with the two eldest…

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    The plot is realistic and very similar to pride and prejudice, as of the Bridget jones’s dairy is based on pride and prejudice. For example“Oh, did I mention? Malcolm and Elaine Darcy are coming and bringing Mark with them. Do you remember Mark, darling? He’s one of those top-notch barristers. Masses of money. Divorced. It doesn’t start till eight.” page 11 Bridgets mother is clearly implying that Mark is a potential husband for Bridget and seems eager to marry her off to a wealthy man. Which is…

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    to judge people based on various reasons. Psychology says this is because we don't have the mental capacity to carefully evaluate each person we come across, for us judgement is simply a shortcut. Pride and Prejudice provides a case study of first impressions, exploring this universal theme from various points of view. As you may know First Impressions was the original title of Pride and Prejudice. The original title reflects the beliefs and values of the 19th century and Austen focuses on this…

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    Pride and Prejudice presents the various qualities in which people seek in marriage. The Regency era was going through a time of enlightenment, where the traditional practice of marrying to gain money or power was beginning to conflict with marrying for affection and love. Pride and Prejudice shows this difference in the marriages that take place, some people which prioritize reason over love, others love over reason. Jane Austen uses the marriages in Pride and Prejudice to show the clash of…

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    Can a prideful and judgmental person cause a major effect upon their own self? It is considered natural among many people to be conceited or to have a critical point of view of someone without getting to know them better. These two characteristics can bring consequences which can make people avoid them based on their attitude, which can result in not finding their true friend or in this case love. In Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy have very set ideas…

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    Syntax as well satiric diction in Pride and Prejudice is essential in establishing the author’s attitude regarding pride and its relationship with aristocratic society and how people shouldn't let it control their actions. According to Austen, the society in the novel only approves pride depending on the source of it and whether if it matches society’s prestigious standards. Pride is the norm in the society in the novel as evident in Austen’s syntax, which she uses to reflect society’s values.…

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