Study Guide

Pride and Prejudice Characters

Elizabeth Bennet

Elizabeth Bennet may not look much like Frodo Baggins, but a ring is central to her quest, too....

Mr. Darcy

A haughty landowner, Darcy doesn't see why he should bother with people who aren't as rich,...

Jane Bennet

The oldest Bennet sister is Elizabeth's best friend and hopelessly in love with Charles...

Mr. Bingley

Mr. Wickham

A seemingly perfect gentleman from a poor family, Wickham turns out to be the Bennet family's...

Charlotte Lucas

Mr. Collins

The boorish, pompous, and ridiculous heir to the entailed Bennet estate, Mr. Collins is also a...

Mr. Bennet

Pride and Prejudice is about nothing if it isn't about consequences. What do we mean? Well, think...

Mrs. Bennet

You think your mother's embarrassing? She's got nothing on Mrs. Bennet. Mrs. Bennet is a...

Lady Catherine de Bourgh

Lady Catherine is a satire of a grande dame—a totally overbearing, domineering woman who...

Lydia Bennet

A boy-crazy, totally un-self-conscious teenager (she's 15 when the story begins), the youngest...

Miss Caroline Bingley

Caroline has two modes. Mode one we'll call sucking-up-to-Darcy. She's totally hot for him, and...

Georgiana Darcy

Mary Bennet and Kitty Bennet

Mary and Kitty are the other Bennet sisters, neither of whom are super-developed as characters....

Aunt and Uncle Gardiner

Mr. Gardiner is Mrs. Bennet's brother, but they're not much alike: Mr. Gardiner was a sensible,...