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Critique of a Fraiman's Criticism of "Pride and Predjudice"

Summary: An essay about Susan Fraiman's "The Humiliation of Elizabeth Bennet," which is a considered a revolutionary critique of Jane Austen's "Emma." Fraiman looks at the motivations of the novel's characters from a feminist perspective.
Susan Fraiman's The Humiliation of Elizabeth Bennet is a completely different analysis of Jane Austen's "Emma" than most before it. She introduces revolutionary ideas that deal with Emma's relationship with different characters, especially Darcy, and her final "submission" to Darcy at the end of the novel. Fraiman chronicles the novel throughout her piece, but an underlying theme of the whole article is the passing on of Elizabeth from her father Mr. Bennet to Mr. Darcy. She uses great detail and compelling arguments for her thesis, drawing from sources such as Locke and Freud. Some of her ideas are very "interesting", but the skill used to craft her ideas is amazing, and therefore, I give Susan Fraiman's The Humiliation of Elizabeth Bennet a big two-thumbs up.

Susan Fraiman begins with Mr. Bennet, as does the novel. She expresses idea of he being...

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