Mr. Bennett 's A Good Word For My Life Essay

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1. This line is obviously sarcastic because of the drastic exaggeration when she says “it is a truth universally acknowledged.” Because this line is so resolute and outlandish, it must be perceived as sarcasm. 2. He gives preference to Lizzy as seen here when Mr. Bennett says “…though I must throw in a good word for my little Lizzy.” This means he wants to throw in a good word to Mr. Bingley about Lizzy. Chapter 2. 1. Mr. Bennett does not want to meet with Mr. Bingley, which is the person Mrs. Bennett wants one of the girls to marry. Chapter 3. 1. She only cares about marrying her daughters, she doesn’t care about building a healthy mother-daughter relationship with any of them. Mrs. Bennett says “If I can but see one of my daughters happily settles at Nether field, and all the others equally well married, I shall have nothing to wish for.” Chapter 4. 1. They are characterized as shallow and condescending towards other who are below them. 2. Bingley is a very good-natured man who appreciates the good in people and doesn’t look down on other’s, Darcy doesn’t participate in any dancing and is overall very rude and obnoxious at the party. Chapter 5. 1. She is taken back by his pride and rudeness. “and I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.” Mr. Darcy’s harsh words hurt Lizzy’s feelings. Chapter 6. 1. Charlotte see’s how rude the people in court are and doesn’t think this is right. She realizes that Bingley and Jane as a couple are plausible, and she is
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