Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen Essay

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Half & Half There is a second title to the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Jane Austen did not initially call the book title Pride and Prejudice but rather called it First Impressions. Although this book initially had a different title, they both have a significance at two different halves of the book.The initial title First Impressions that Austen gave to the book is dominantly reflected throughout the beginning. As the novel progresses towards the middle to the ending, that is when we see the aspects of the current title Pride and Prejudice dominantly come into play. One signifiant aspect that these two titles portray throughout the characters is personality. The title First Impressions represents initial traits that include being anything from judgmental and arrogant or polite and kind while the other title Pride and Prejudice reveals the complete change in character traits towards the ending of the novel. Further on, there is a connection between both of the titles being that because of first impressions, it causes the individual who views the first impression to become prejudiced. The first scene where this connection begins is in the ballroom between two people named Darcy and Elizabeth. Darcy is a wealthy man in the

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