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"Jane Austen is driven by her interest in the relationships between men
and women."
Explore "P&P" in the light of this comment with references to "TYW". To
what extent is this true of the texts?

While both texts have very different genres, Pride and Prejudice being a romance…

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In the yellow wallpaper, the marriage the reader is presented with obviously has its
flaws. Affection is shown on both sides, in a somewhat patronising tone in `Dear
John's' case. He called the female narrator his `little goose', treating almost as he
would a child, and appears to…

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shown in chapter four, when Jane and Elizabeth are alone. Jane, who had bee
'cautious in her praise of Mr. Bingley' now reveals her 'admiration' of him. Austen
uses a pattern of three to portray Jane's positive opinion on the new resident,
'sensible, good humoured, lively', seemingly a…

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becomes blurred, the woman becomes clearer. At first she reacts negatively to this
new discovery 'It is like a woman stooping down... I don't like it a bit', however as the
story progresses her affection increases 'that poor thing began to crawl... I ran to
help her', yet…

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