Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice
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In the society described in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, money was as much a social currency as it was a means of exchange for goods and services. Money was often commensurate with social rank, yet there was a feeling against parvenus who worked for their fortunes. As the mark of an eligible b
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In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” (Austen 1). However, the truth is that the female characters are in fact, searching for a suitable husband that is wealthy and able to pro
Wiesenfarth, Joseph. “The Plot of Pride and Prejudice.” The Errand of Form: An Assay of Jane Austen’s Art. New York: Fordham University Press, 1967. 60-85. Rpt in Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Ed. Russel Whitaker. Vol. 150. Detroit: Gale, 2005. 60-85. Literature Resources from Gale.
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Part I Q. #2: What role does social class play in the novel? “It is universally acknowledged, that any single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” This is main theme throughout the novel that plays on the social class roles throughout the novel. Mrs