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Essay | Reader Sympathy For Elizabeth in "Pride and Prejudice"

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Reader Sympathy For Elizabeth in "Pride and Prejudice"

Summary: Jane Austen generates sympathy for the character of Elizabeth in the classic novel "Pride and Prejudice."
Sympathy

In Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", it seems as though Elizabeth has a tendency of violating the rules of society, and making everyone disapprove of her actions. To the modern day reader her choices seem to be ok and don't seem to offend anyone in any way. But in Elizabeth's time it was not acceptable or proper to do things her way and every time she does she is criticized for it, the reader feels like they should not be doing so and wish we could defend her.

Later in the book, it seems as though Lady Catherine, a very proper woman, doesn't think that Elizabeth and her sisters were brought up in the correct way.

This is evident when she asks Elizabeth questions like: "Do you play and sing"", "Do your sisters play and sing"", "Do you draw"", "Has your...

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