Jane Austen 's Pride And Prejudice

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In the novel Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen uses satire to prove how all relationships should be filled with love, happiness, and understanding, despite the universal views of social standings determining an individual’s likeness. Once the two main characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet first meet at the Meryton Ball, Austen struggles to find a mutual interest between the two, due to their contradicting outlooks on societies. Mr. Darcy, who is in the upper class, views all lower class citizens to be beneath him and his standards, unlike Elizabeth, who in the middle class, relies heavily on first impressions and accepts everyone with a respectful demeanor. As Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet progress in their relationship though, their stubborn personalities begin to fade, creating a new and refreshing outlook on their family, friends, and each other. Elizabeth Bennet is a member of the upper middle class who resides in Longbourn, along with her four sisters and her parents. At first, Mr. Darcy disliked the Bennet family, not only because of their monetary inferiority, but also because of their abrupt and classless behavior in public. For example, during dinner at the Netherfield Ball, Mrs. Bennet immediately brags about the connection between her eldest daughter, Jane, and Mr. Bingley, Mr. Darcy’s friend , stating how a marriage would be approaching, even though Jane and Mr. Bingley had just met. Furthermore, Mrs. Bennet goes on to say how it is “such a

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