As the story progresses, so does her relationship with Mr. While being handsome, tall, and intelligent, Darcy lacks ease and social gracesand so others frequently mistake his aloof decorum and rectitude as further proof of excessive pride which, in part, it is.
As the story progresses, so does her relationship with Mr. The course of Elizabeth and Darcy's relationship is ultimately decided when Darcy overcomes his pride, and Elizabeth overcomes her prejudice, leading them both to surrender to their love for each other. A newcomer to the village, he is ultimately Elizabeth Bennet's love interest.
While being handsome, tall, and intelligent, Darcy lacks ease and social gracesand so others frequently mistake his aloof decorum and rectitude as further proof of excessive pride which, in part, it is. His estate, Longbourn, is entailed to the male line.
Bennet, and the mother of their five daughters.
Bennet is a hypochondriac who imagines herself susceptible to attacks of tremors and palpitations "[her] poor nerves"whenever things are not going her way.
Her main ambition in life is to marry her daughters off to wealthy men. Whether or not any such matches will give her daughters happiness is of little concern to her. In a letter to Cassandra dated MayJane Austen describes a picture she saw at a gallery which was a good likeness of "Mrs. Bingley" — Jane Bennet.
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Twenty-two years old when the novel begins, she is considered the most beautiful young lady in the neighbourhood and is inclined to see only the good in others.
She falls in love with Charles Bingley, a rich young gentleman recently moved to Hertfordshire and a close friend of Mr. Mary has a serious disposition and mostly reads and plays music, although she is often impatient to display her accomplishments and is rather vain about them.
She frequently moralises to her family. Though older than Lydia, she is her shadow and follows her in her pursuit of the officers of the militia. She is often portrayed as envious of Lydia and is described a "silly" young woman.
However, it is said that she improved when removed from Lydia's influence.
She is frivolous and headstrong. Her main activity in life is socializing, especially flirting with the officers of the militia.
This leads to her running off with George Wickham, although he has no intention of marrying her. Lydia shows no regard for the moral code of her society; as Ashley Tauchert says, she "feels without reasoning.
He is contrasted with Mr. Darcy for having more generally pleasing manners, although he is reliant on his more experienced friend for advice.
An example of this is the prevention of Bingley and Jane's romance because of Bingley's undeniable dependence on Darcy's opinion. Miss Bingley harbours designs upon Mr. Darcy, and therefore is jealous of his growing attachment to Elizabeth.Mr. Collins, a cousin of Mr.
Bennet and heir to the Longbourn estate, visits the Bennet family. He is a pompous and obsequious clergyman, who expects each of . Best First Lines from Novels. 1.
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