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Pride and Prejudice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 2: Chapter 16 Summary

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Volume 2: Chapter 16 Summary

When they arrive at the appointed inn where Mr. Bennet's carriage was to be waiting for them, they are surprised to see Lydia and Catherine waiting at the inn to surprise them. Lydia fills them in on all the gossip, including the fact that Mr. Wickham had lost interest in Miss. King, and that the whole regiment was being moved to Brighton. Lydia tells her two sisters that she is trying to persuade their father into spending a summer holiday at Brighton. They finally arrive home, and Mr. Bennet comments to Elizabeth more than once how happy he is that she has come back.

Volume 2: Chapter 16 Analysis

Chapter 16 serves as an accurate description of Lydia's character. Her dialog is small-minded, foolish and trivial, and is obviously the instigator, while Catherine merely follows everything she does. It is important to understand Lydia's character, as she is...

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