Pride And Prejudice Critical Analysis

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During her lifetime, Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice, was hardly recognized by critics. The novel sold fairly well and lot of readers favored it. In the first years of the nineteenth century, critics reviewed the novel and they honored the writer’s characterization and her description of everyday life. In 1870s, presumably, Richard Simpson published a considerable critical article in 1870s; in it, he examined the intricacy of Jane Austen’s works within her use of irony. In 1939, Mary Lascell published Jane Austen and her Art; the Intention and perception of the book encouraged other scholars to take a deep sight at Pride and Prejudice. Since then, the novel started getting solemn notice and has proceeded to be studied heavily…show more content…
The play shows that Beatrice is a wise and independent in her thinking, a young female who disdains men and marriage. Beatrice continually accesses and blames the hero of the play Benedick. Yet, the vivacious and punning character of their altercations symbolizes them as well matched lovers, similar to Elizabeth and Darcy’s contentious humorous conversations that show their suitability for one another. As in other contemporary reviews of Austen’s novels, this review honors the realistic nature world of the scenes and characters in Pride and Prejudice. The reviewer observes the novel with a purpose that goes beyond the social realism, he hints that the novel includes practical and moral advice; Lydia’s elopement with Mr. Wickham holds a lesson, and readers may find useful assessment between greed and practicality in the choice of husbands. The previous study has shown different views about Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, within it marriage. Whereas this study will be different from the prior one, in which it will indicate the social factors that forced women back that time, to marry whomever is available, only to secure their life, even if it is a marriage of convenience rather than
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