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Pride and Prejudice shows many aspects of marriage and demonstrates how one can make the most of their life regardless of the circumstances.

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The deleterious effects of prejudice and pride and the possibility of reformation are exemplified in a story that focuses on the ideals, ceremonies, and customs of marriage.

Pride and Prejudice Chapter 1 - Jane Austen

Austen further demonstrates that behavior is alterable by focusing on two aspects of behavior; prejudice and pride.
This is something it shares with Shakespeare’s , but Pride and Prejudice gives the reader even more than the Bard in this instance: not only are these two classic love story templates beautifully interwoven, we also get a run down of every other romantic relationship it is possible to have, including the tired marriage formed out of early lust, now full of contempt (the Bennets); the loveless marriage of convenience and fear of being left on the shelf (Collins and Charlotte); the love rat and the headstrong young girl (Wickham and Lydia), plus of course the gentle decimation of the snobbery, sexism and frustration that surrounded all women of marrying age that simply .

 

Chapter 1 of the Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen’s view on marriage was very simple; the key to asuccessful marriage was a right balance of the head and the heart.
Darcy in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet, the heroine of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, is an authentic character, allowing readers to identify, sympathize, and grow with her.


Perhaps it is an indictment of how little attitudes to women, marriage and sex have changed that Pride and Prejudice still feels fresh and modern even 200 years after it was first published. But this must also be evidence of Austen’s genius too – she was both of her time and also way ahead of her time.


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One of the keys to the enduring success of Pride and Prejudice is that it has both these classic stories running side by side, in the form of Darcy and Elizabeth, and Bingley and Jane.

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Still got it: Elizabeth Bennet, played by Jennifer Ehle, and Mr Darcy, by Colin Firth, in the 1995 TV series of Pride and Prejudice

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Writer of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and two other additional novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion and lastly the novel Sanditon.

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And it was terribly sexy too – I even decided, in the slightly kamikaze fashion that characterised much of my academic endeavours to make my course work essay on ‘Sexual Tension in Pride and Prejudice’, which was considered so bizarre by my teacher that she had to engage an outside examiner to mark it as she ‘didn’t even know where to start. I had a marvellous time with that essay and my mark wasn’t too shabby either – thank you, Jane.

SparkNotes: Pride and Prejudice: Themes

Luckily for me, the English A-level curriculum for 1996/97 had Pride and Prejudice on its list of set texts, and so where I had failed, the exam board provided a reason to actually sit down with the book. And suddenly I was lost in Austen’s world for real: the richness of the satire, the humour, the most perfect skewering of every English middle-class social type you could imagine.

Pride and Prejudice Themes | GradeSaver

Pride and Prejudice is the best known and best loved novel of the English writer, Jane Austen, who first gave the novel its modern character through the treatment of everyday life.