Pride and Prejudice - Evolution of Elizabeth and Darcy

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  • Pride and Prejudice - The Evolving Relationship between Lizzy and Darcy
    • 3 - He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world  - Narrator
    • 3 - 'She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me' - Darcy on Lizzia
      • not in his league
    • 5 - 'He has a right to be proud' - Charlotte Lucas on Darcy
      • understanding of wealth and status
    • 6 - Elizabeth was far from suspecting that she herself becoming an object of some interest
    • 6 - He began to find it [her face] was rendered uncommonly intelligent by the beautiful expression of her dark eyes. To this discovery succeeded some others equally mortifying - Narrator on Darcy about Lizzy
    • 6 - 'I have not the least intention of dancing. In entreat you not to suppose that I moved this way in order to beg for a partner' - Lizzy to Darcy
      • defence of dignity, no pity wanted,'slighted by other men'
    • 8 - Why she must be scampering about the country...a most country-town indifference to decorum - Miss Bingley on Lizzy
    • 8 - 'Such low connections' Miss Bingley on the Bennets
    • 8 - 'It must materially lessen their chance of marrying men of any consideration in the world' - Darcy responding to Bingley's praise of the Bennet sisters
    • 10 - Mr Darcy's eyes were fixed on her...she hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man - Narrator on Darcy about Lizzy
    • 10 - Darcy has never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her. Were it not for the inferiority of her connections, he should be in some danger - narrator
      • internal access to Darcy's mind
        • 10 - Mr Darcy's eyes were fixed on her...she hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man - Narrator on Darcy about Lizzy
    • 11 - 'Your defect is a propensity to hate everybody' - Elizabeth - 'And yours', he replied, with a smile, 'is to willfully misunderstand them' - Darcy
      • banter - Darcy enjoys the challenge; playful, he finds her amusing - patronising?
    • 11 - Despite Jane's questioning of Darcy's supposed crime she asks 'Can his most intimate friends be so excessively deceived in him? Oh no!' Lizzy still believes Wickham 'there was truth in his looks'
      • 'truth in his looks' - as superficia as her mother
    • 18 - Dance at Netherfield Ball
    • 18 - Mrs Bennet's insults heard by Darcy at the second ball - 'Elizabeth blushed and blushed again'
      • she knows of Darcy's superiority
    • 32 - Charlotte Lucas to Lizzy 'He must be in love with you'...But when Elizabeth told of his silence, it did not seem very likely
    • 34 - Proposal
    • 35 - Letter from Darcy
    • 37 - When she considered how unjustly she has condemned and upbraided him, her anger was turned against her own past behaviour, there was a constant source of vexation and regret
      • Lizzy's epiphany and the beginning of her evolution; pivotal, this is not the person she wants to be
    • 40 - Elizabeth to Jane on her return 'no Jane to comfort me and say that I had not been so very weak and vain and nonsensical as I knew I had!'
      • Lizzy upset because her ignorance and stupidity  because she's lost Pemberley and ££££


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