Mr. Collins and Charlotte
Though Mr. Collins is a little bit snobbish, silly and awkward, he is humorous, responsible, kind and practical. He knows that Lady Catherine will help him a lot in his life so he tries his best to set up a good relationship with Lady Catherine. He says :“As a clergyman...I feel it my duty to promote and establish the blessing of peace on all families within the reach of my influence."He knows that he needs a wife to fulfill his life so he immediately proposes to Charlotte when he failed in proposing to Elizabeth.
As for Charlotte, She has already been 27; neither does she have a good social status, nor does she own large property. At twenty-seven, the rather plain Charlotte has little prospect of marriage---it is a society in which the option of work is not open to woman. Charlotte lives in a world in which men judge women’s looks before examining their characters.Charlotte is less beautiful than Elizabeth and Jane. She is sensible and intelligent--more worthy of a good husband than Mrs. Bennet , but this also makes Charlotte a realist. She explains her thoughts this way :
I am not romantic you know .I never was .I was only a comfortable home；and considering Mr.Collins's characters,connections and situation in life,I am convinced that my chance of happiness with him is as fair as most people can boast on entering the marriage state.
Through her marriage, Charlotte is able to achieve the dignity of a match of good status and material comfort, together with independence. What is more, she obtains what she wants to get from marriage--establishment, security and comparative comfort. She is quite sensible and realistic, and she can grasp every chance to realize her own purpose, thus her choice is not wrong.In the end, Charlotte’s pregnancy seems a suggestion that Charlotte can get more happiness, as she will become a mother soon. That is what she wants. On the other hand, Mr. Collins will get an heir, who will definitely...