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Eligible - Chapters 1 – 36 Summary & Analysis

Curtis Sittenfeld
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Eligible is a modern day retelling of the Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice set in contemporary Cincinnati. The novel follows the lives of the five unmarried Bennet sisters and details the consequences of the arrival of Chip Bingley – a doctor and former contestant in a Bachelor style reality TV show called Eligible. The youngest three sisters Mary, Kitty, and Lydia lived at home with their parents, while the older two Jane and Liz, who lived in New York, were staying in Cincinnati for the summer to be with their father, Mr. Bennet, after his heart attack.

In Chapter 1, Mrs. Bennet expressed her wish that one of her daughters marry Chip Bingley and set about arranging an introduction. In Chapter 2, Mrs. Bennet told her five daughters they were going to a barbecue that Chip would be...

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