Mr darcy

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    • First impressions
      • CHP3 we are told he is a friend of Bingley's
      • Introduced as a real romantic hero
        • 'Mr Darcy drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien.'
      • This impression quickly changes when Lizzy overhears a conversation between Darcy and Bingley saying that it would be a punishment to dance with anyone in the room
        • 'she is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me.'
          • Starts Lizzy's prejudice against him
    • After Lizzy's prejudice against him starts we from here take lizzy's side as we can trust her
      • this opinion os backed up when Mrs. Bennet is telling Mr.Bennet about Darcy, saying how 'he is a most disagreeable, horrid man.'
    • Throughout the novel he is constantly contrasted against Bingley which makes him look been worse than he really is
      • Darcy is the antagonist of the novel
      • Darcy is shown to be more capable of change than any other character in the novel.
    • Mrs. Reynolds (housekeeper)
      • describes Darcy as caring and lacking the pride he is accused of
        • ' he is the best landlord, and the best master,,,that ever loves.. some people call him proud; but i am sure i never saw anything of it
    • hidden side to Darcy
      • revealed when Lizzy visits Pemberley
        • sense of duty as shown in his step to rescue the Lydia and Wickham situation
      • furthermore his first unsuccessful proposal is anything but cool as he blurts out:
        • 'My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you *** much ardently i admire you and i love you.'
    • His love for Lizzy gets stronger as the novel progresses
      • Darcy is smitten by Lizzy but is aware of the differences between their social status
        • Elizabeth 'attracted him more than he like.'


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