Love And Love In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

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Jane Austen is a world known English author who lived centuries ago. Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in a small town in south-central England. In 1813, “Pride and Prejudice” was published and is still a well known novel today. The novel provides insight on overcoming prejudices, achieving happiness and someone to share it with. However the women in the novel thought they had to be married to experience happiness. Austen stated in the first line of the novel, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” (1). Basically this statement is saying that a wealthy single man is looking for a woman to marry. This novel shows that love can change thoughts and feelings of pride…show more content…
As a result, Darcy’s failure to dance with anyone and his terrible comments cause others in the community not to like him also. She felt that he thought he was better than them or that they were beneath him and she was right. On the other hand Jane had a great time dancing with Mr. Bingley as he admired her beauty. As Jane and Mr. Bingley continue to interact with each other, it sparked an interest between them. Meanwhile Darcy starts to see Elizabeth differently. He is starting to put his prejudice aside and see her beauty and wit. Darcy admired her more after he saw the way she was taking care of Jane after she became ill from traveling to Netherfield. Mrs. Bennet wanted Jane to be trapped there by the weather however she didn’t plan on her getting sick and having to stay there for days. Elizabeth continued to ignore Darcy affections for her. Mr. Bingley’s affection to Jane continued to grow as remained at his estate. Jane returned home with her sister once she had recovered. Mr. Collins who is a cousin to Mr. Bennet, reforms him of his intent to visit. However, Collins may possibly inherit Longbourn because Mr. Bennet didn’t have a son. "Mr. Collins was not a sensible man, and the deficiency of nature had been but little assisted by education or society" (Austen…show more content…
Darcy and Mr. Bingley’s sisters soon follow him back to London. Caroline continues to plot in hopes of splitting up Jane and Mr. Bingley. She writes a letter stating that her brother will not be returning and that he may be marrying Darcy’s younger sister. Jane was very upset and though that Darcy and Mr. Bingley sisters are plotting against her and her sister. Jane agrees to take a trip with her aunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner take Jane to London with them. They hope Jane will see Bingley while she is there but they also warned Elizabeth not to marry Wickham because of his financial troubles. Wickham continues to try to get one of the Bennet sisters or any one that has come into wealth. Austen was so back and forward with the men and women in this story. Jane is thinking the Bingley no longer wants her since he hasn’t visited or called her while she is in London. Jane had no clue as to what was in store for her

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