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    Compromise and Marriage in Pride and Prejudice It is not unusual for an individual to disagree with social customs or expectations. Some people are only happy when they can rebel against society. Most mature adults eventually realize that compromise is necessary to achieve happiness. This is the case in the early nineteenth century England setting of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. In the novel, Miss Elizabeth Bennet is a lively, independent woman, whose family's financial situation and

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    Most of the novels we read involve marriages .Discuss the dialectics involved in the marriage of Pride and Prejudice and another novel of your choice. Marriage in the 19th century has always been an important issue and thus, it is manifested in most of the novels of the 19th century. Pride and Prejudice as well as Jane Eyre are two novels in which the dialectics of marriage are strongly present. In the opening of Pride and Prejudice, the narrator claims that “It is a truth universally acknowledged

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    Portrayal of Marriage in Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice portrays varying attitudes to marriage. "The intricate social network that pervades the novel is one that revolves around the business of marriage". Through her female characters the reader sees the different attitudes to marriage and the reasons that these women have for marrying. These depend on their social status and their personal values. The reader is shown the most prevalent and common view of marriage held by

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    Jane Austen's View of Marriage in Pride and Prejudice "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want if a wife" This comment is humorous and satirical, but holds an underlying truth.  The fact that Jane Austen opens the novel with such a comment on marriage evidences the importance of the theme in the book.  Indeed the novel is all about marriage in society.  Austen lived in a time when marriage was the only way out for some women

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    Marriage is a driving force in Jane Austen 's novels because the manoeuvring by which a man presents himself to a woman (and her parents) as a possible husband often comes before any signs of love. Austen’s novels, show the pressures of family expectations, they trulytruley endorse the aim of marrying for love. In the beginning of the novel, you see the impact of family in the process of marriage often try to command their sons and daughters whom to marry. Lydia Bennet marries at 16 and her mother

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    Marriage in Pride and Prejudice Forever and Ever…? “ It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” This sentence, the first of the novel Pride and Prejudice is the statement of one of the major themes in the book. Within this novel there are seven different marriages that exist, and Austen uses each one to represent different attitudes that people have towards marriage in the society in which she lived. In addition, her

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    Austen presents us with several different examples of marriage in Pride and Prejudice. ‘Austen presents us with several different examples of marriage in ‘Pride and Prejudice.’ Focusing on at least three couples, explore how each relationship is presented and what you think are Austen’s intentions. Throughout ‘Pride and Prejudice’, Austen often refers back to the era in which it was written and the kind of culture and society that she grew up in herself. It is also apparent that she sees

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    Marriage In Pride And Prejudice Even from the first sentence, we can already tell that the novel will be focusing on the essential issues of marriage and wealth. It stresses a society where marriage is a very important and essential preoccupation. Marriage and wealth are closely linked together; the richer a man was, the more probable it was that single women would want to marry him. Austen tries to summarize the two main issues in her opening sentence "It is a truth universally acknowledged

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    Marriage in Pride and Prejudice During the early 1800's many people were considered part of an upper class society known as the aristocrats or nobility. For the women of these groups there was one main goal: marriage to someone who was rich and wealthy so their husbands could take them care of. This way of thinking was definitely prominent in the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; many of the characters marry for sake of money and status. In this paper, I will a few examples of this

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    In the novel, Pride and Prejudice, marriage was a great deal to women in that time period. For the Bennet’s, marriage is a big deal because Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five daughters: Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia. The women, especially the eldest sisters, want to marry a man who is wealthy and good-mannered. Mrs. Bennet is eager to find her eldest two daughter’s husband, but many aspects go into finding him. Women had a reputation to uphold which is to behave in a certain way, and maintain

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