Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice


A person frequently discovers himself in a variance with the system of society. Infrequently, rebelling is the pathway to happiness. However, generally, the actual way to happiness is through settlement. This is the way of society of England in the early 19th century in which Jane Austen wrote of Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen deliberately confines her description to the small tranquil world of the English landed gentry of her time, and takes love and marriage as her constant subject matter (Gast, 8-12). As a writer with sharp insight, she acts not as a romantic matchmaker, but as a realistic painter who presents a picture of her society and her class with light and her class with light and shade in right proportion. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is about the Bennet family of seven: five daughters, a marriage-insistent mother, and a nonchalant father. The mother is always trying to find spouses for her daughters.


In the novel, Miss Elizabeth Bennet is an energetic, self-sufficient woman, whose family's financial circumstances and whose powerful mined capability advocates that she may certainly not marry. Mr. Darcy is an inflexible and suitable man, who falls in love with Elizabeth, regardless of their dissimilarities. At the conclusion of the novel, Darcy and Elizabeth become truly happy by learning compromise in life. Getting married, they not merely fulfil their selves as person, but as well assert the standard values of society. As in numerous of her novels, this wedding at the final stage of the novel shows us Jane Austen's perfect analysis of marriage as a social establishment.

A reader got very good idea while reading by Jane Austen's novel "Pride and Prejudice", which gives readers the thought of how she take marriage, and also society. The subject of...