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Pride and Prejudice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 1: Chapter 5 Summary

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Volume 1: Chapter 5 Summary

The Miss. Lucases and the Miss. Bennets get together the day after the ball to talk about the outcomes of the evening's events. Mrs. Bennet brags none too subtly about Mr. Bingley's obvious affection for Jane, and Mr. Darcy's harsh comments about Elizabeth are spoken about. They come to the conclusion that Mr. Darcy is "ate up with pride," although Miss. Lucas sensibly counters that he has good reason to be proud, being handsome, from a good family, wealthy, and intelligent.

Volume 1: Chapter 5 Analysis

Once again, Mr. Darcy's pride is a subject of heated debate, although Elizabeth brings her own pride into this conversation, replying to Miss. Lucas's comment by stating that she "could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine." Here we begin to learn that Mr. Darcy is not the only character in the novel with...

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