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Pride and Prejudice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 2: Chapter 1 Summary

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Volume 2: Chapter 1 Summary

When Jane receives a response from Miss. Bingley, they are not happy tidings. The group has definitely decided to spend the winter in London. Elizabeth and Jane spend long hours pondering the events, and while Jane blames herself for reading more into Bingley's affection than she ought to have done, Elizabeth believes that it is the family and friends that are to blame for whisking Bingley away, convincing him that Jane did not feel the same for him as he did for her. Elizabeth feels that they have done this so that Mr. Bingley will marry Miss. Darcy, a more prudent match financially, and while Jane concedes that Mr. Bingley's family and friends may want him to marry Miss. Darcy; she thinks that it may have also to do with his own preferences as well.

The family is generally thrown into a state of gloom...

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