- Austen effectively exposes the immediacy of a single wealthy man "to be in want of a wife"
- When writing a response to an assertion, immediately begin with a strong point of view. Develop into utilising quotations and scenes effectively.
- DO NOT OVER-GENERALISE
- The absurdities of Mr Collins and Lydia Bennet: For example, in Mr Collins letter to Mrs Gardiner regarding Lydia's elopement
- Austen creates vivid and memorable characters
- TYW- Charlotte Lucus and Mr Collins
- Charlotte and Johh- both couples are in a loveless marraige
- Mr Collins and John- condescending attitudes towards women
- John's authority and disregard makes him ignorant of her true thoughts and feelings
- Austen's use narrative technique- Darcy is a concealed character
- The Netherfield ball- taciturn
- Although Darcy asks Elizabeth to dance, there is no indication of affection which she naturally interprets as part of his aloofness. Elizabeth is assertive of her opinions, and Darcy gives a gracious response…
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