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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice Analysis
Literary Devices in Pride and Prejudice
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
A man is king of his castle, as they say, and Pemberley reflects Darcy's true character. Everywhere Elizabeth looks, she is impressed by Darcy's good taste. She contrasts the estate with Rosings, w...
Gather 'round, everyone. It's time to tell the story of the days of yore. Which yore, you ask? Good question.It's easy, from way over here in the future, to just lump all that stuff that happened 1...
Narrator Point of View
The narration typically stays with Elizabeth, although it occasionally offers us information that Elizabeth isn't aware of (like Charlotte's pursuit of Mr. Collins). This third person view lends a...
ComedyBefore we start, Shmoop's going to let you in on a Formal Genre Description Secret. As a genre, comedy has less to do with funny-ha-ha and much more to do with the kind of ending a work has....
Reading this novel is kind of like having a conversation with someone who says snarky things in a deadpan voice while constantly raising her eyebrow. Like Daria. Or Ellen Page. (Not that we're sayi...
Austen is the total master of the slow, subtle burn. Let's watch and learn how a pro does it in this paragraph that introduces Sir William Lucas, Charlotte's dad:Sir William Lucas had been formerly...
What’s Up With the Title?
You know how nowadays, the book jackets for novels written by the same author are usually really similar—same font, same general layout, and so on? (Think about those endless John Grisham novels....
What's Up With the Ending?
Okay, so Austen is awesome, right? Right. Because of that, many people who read her novels want to see in them some confirmation of their own ideas and values and moral certainties. They want her t...
The main thing you need when you read any of Austen's novels in general—and this one in particular—is a fine-toothed comb. (Not literally. Although who knows? Maybe you brush your hair while yo...
All the Single Ladies Put Your Hands UpThe Bennets have five single daughters, one very pushy mother, no money, no marriage prospects. Then a young, rich, single man moves into the neighborhood.Thi...
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Comedy
When the novel begins, things seem all right for our characters. Mr. Bingley and Jane appear to be falling in love, with all going well (except for a few minor embarrassing blips whenever Mrs. Benn...
Three Act Plot Analysis
Meet CuteThe five Bennet sisters are trucking along being poor and single when three strangers start stirring up feelings: Mr. Bingley, who Jane falls in love with; Mr. Darcy, who Elizabeth falls i...
The popular 1996 novel Bridget Jones's Diary is loosely based on Pride and Prejudice (source).Austen was child number seven in a family of eight, which suddenly makes the Bennet family's reproducti...
Okay, true, there's no graphic bodice-ripping in the novel's actual text, but there is one pretty racy section that was almost scandalous when Pride and Prejudice came out. We're talking, of course...
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