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Love and Marriage in Pride and Prejudice

Summary: Analyzes Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. Discusses main character Elizabeth Bennet and her opposition to the restraints placed upon women by Victorian society. Relates Elizabeth's life to that of the author.
"I am not to be intimidated into anything so wholly unreasonable . . . You have widely mistaken my character, if you think I can be worked on by such persuasions as these... but you certainly have no right to concern yourself in mine." Elizabeth Bennet, the protagonist in the Pride and Prejudice, a novel written by Jane Austen, Elizabeth is addressing her cousin, who is proposing to her. His long-drawn-out proposal plainly explains the practical reasons for their marriage and it ends with the assumption that Elizabeth will accept his proposal. In the 19th century, women were expected to conduct themselves according to the social etiquette. For instance, a woman's status at this time depended solely upon the men in her life, for example her guardian, her father, her brother, or her husband determined her social position. Jane Austen uses many techniques to expose characters...

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