——Pride and Prejudice
The great novel, Pride and Prejudice, was written by an English novelist called Jane Austen in the 19th century. Compare with other masterpiece which seriously pointed out the big, common, “people-often-disregard” problem at that time in the society such as hierarchy, the loss of dignity and unfair treatment, this one is way much more agreeable-and much funnier. The matif of it is happy marriages and, to some extent, the meaning of happiness. Everyone is busily seeking for happiness. What is happiness? Will people find their happiness in these ways? Well, we could hardly answer this one, but we are fully sure that emotions helps us a lot in the aspect--friendship, relationship, love, can always light us up. The story is about the life of English aristocracy, gentlemen and beauties in the 19th century.
The heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, was a clever, well-informed, engaging young girl. She had four sisters:Jane, Mary, Kitty and Lydia. As the five of them were all extremely beautiful, their mother, Mrs Bennet, who had a greedy desire for monetary substances, was eager to hunt rich gentlemen for them. However, the girls were seeking for love. The different passion for love, or money, or the pretty appearance, produced different marriages.
Elizabeth met Mr Darcy-a wealthy, handsome but conceited gentleman in a ball and was looked down upon by him. She felt her self-esteem was hurt and had a bias against him since then. However, as Darcy found out that Elizabeth was an elegant girl who had a perfect personality and a great wisdom soon after the ball, he hopelessly fell in love with her. He didn’t confess his love to Elizabeth, and on the contrary, he hid his feeling by keeping his conceited, cold look on his face. He liked his pride so much that he was unwillingly to confide his true feeling to the girl who had a not-so-good family. This made Elizabeth think that he always looked down upon everyone, including her...