Elizabeth Bennet Quotes

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    • Ch.7 ‘Elizabeth continued her walk alone... jumping over stiles and springing over puddles with impatient activity... with weary ankles, dirty stockings, and a face glowing with the warmth of exercise.’
      • caring, does not care about her appearance, determined, steadfast, independent (did not have any help or make a fuss)
    • Ch.8 ‘I am no longer surprised at your knowing only six accomplished women. I rather wonder now at you knowing any.’
      • Witty, combative, frank, self-assured, wise, opinionated
    • Ch.4 "Did not you? I did for you. But that is one great difference between us. Compliments always take you by surprise, but me never…"
      • selfless, does not get jealous, happy for Jane, loving, good, encouraging
    • Ch.18 "To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate!"
      • judgemental, gullible,hates him from words fed to her from wickham without getting full story, also shows she is trusting
    • Ch.13 “He must be an oddity, I think,”
      • perceptive,
    • Ch.5 "I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine."
      • keeps her feelings in check, self-controlled, mature, doesn't say anything when d calls her tolerable
    • Ch.36 ''she grew absoloutly ashamed of herself.-of neither darcy nor wickham could she think, without feeling that she had been blind, partial, prejudiced, absurd''.
      • reflective, responsible, contrite, disillusioned
    • Ch.37 "You are all kindness, Madam; but I believe we must abide by our original plan."
      • ironic, good-mannered
    • Ch.6 “where nothing is in question but the desire of being well married, and if I were determined to get a rich husband
      • idealist, does not conform to societal expectations


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