Pride and Prejudice
POV: Third-person omniscient
The author uses pronouns to refer to every character throughout the story. The narrator tells the story through many characters. Most of the time, the story is told through the perspective of Elizabeth, the protagonist, but there are many incidences happened and told when she is not in the scene. For instance, in the Netherfield when Jane is sick and Elizabeth goes there to tend to her sister, there are times when Elizabeth is not in the scene but the discussions go on through other residences in the Netherfield.
- Light and Romantic
This novel is a love story, so obviously it must provide the romantic atmosphere. The development of Elizabeth’s and Mr. Darcy’s feeling toward each other and their courtship that goes through all opposition are what provide this novel the romantic air. For example, when Mr. Darcy first confesses to Elizabeth, he says “In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” This confession of him clearly provides the romantic element of this novel.
This can be seen in many parts of the novel. For example, the way Elizabeth expresses herself how she is against what the society expected the women to be and to do at that time. She feels content and happy being herself on her own standpoint. It is a contradiction to the standards of the society at that time.
The courtship between Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth also connects with the sarcasm which intertwines with the romance perfectly. They break down the wall that Mr. Darcy had uphold because of the society and Elizabeth finally finds the man who can complete her that she never thought she wanted. Also, Mrs. Bennet contains the sarcastic element, as she once sarcastically remarks about Jane that “If Jane should die; it would be comfort to know that it was all in pursuit of Mr. Bingley”. It...