Good Morning Readplus Panel, Mount Alvernia Curriculum Leaders For English, And Fellow Students

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Good morning Readplus panel, Mount Alvernia Curriculum Leaders for English, and fellow students. “Pride and Prejudice” is a well-known novel by Jane Austen. Many people of different ages have at least heard of this book through various media adaptations. But how many have actually read it? “Pride and Prejudice” should be read by young adults and be included on the ReadPlus website because it is a work of literature that surpasses time. Its themes are still relevant, the characters are still relatable and it provides a cultural understanding and insight into the life of 19th century England. This novel is more than just about romance and love, it takes on darker themes such as destitution and exploitation. In place of safe and idealistic happiness, political and social issues are explored, Issues that are still relevant today. Set in 19th century England, in the village of Longbourn, The plot centres on the five daughters of the Bennet family and their attempts to obtain suitable marriages in order to gain stability. The story follows Elizabeth Bennet, the honest, virtuous and witty protagonist. She is the second oldest child from a middle class family, who does not conform to the bounds of her social class. Enter Fitzwilliam Darcy: wealthy, handsome and an intelligent individual who appears to be proud and arrogant which immediately causes a misunderstanding of character between the two. From their brief first encounter, they both were quick to form ignorant judgement of

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