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Essay | Pride and Prejudice

This student essay consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis of Pride and Prejudice.
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Pride and Prejudice

Summary: 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.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife...

There was a tendency to marry for money in early 19th century England. It was very unusual for people to begin relationship for love in the Victorian Era. There was so much etiquette involved. The most popular places to meet suitable partners were balls and church socials. Even if a gentleman had formerly been introduced to a lady at a ball, this did not entitle him to speak to her at any other time or place. This would be highly improper. If there were a woman he wished to grow acquainted with, he would make inquiries and find a mutual friend who would then introduce them.

Austen lived in a time when marriage was the only way out for some women, or they would...

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