- Created by: Laura Thompson
- Created on: 28-12-14 12:17
The end of the novel starts after Wickham has agreed to marry Lydia, but, there are some interesting points about the crisis of her elopement.
Although, there is irony in Mr Bennet's irony when he tells Kitty "No officer is to ever enter my house again,.... Balls will be absolutly prohibited, unless you stand up with one of your sisters...you are never to stir out of doors, till...you have spent ten minutes of every day in a rational manner." It's possible that he was teasing her, as he says "do not make yourself unhappy. If you are a good girl for the next ten years, I willl take you to a review at the end of them" This is ironic as even when there is a family crisis, he can still joke and tease his younger daughters. This is ironic, as he should have taken the wrath on his children earlier, to prevent crisises like this happening, rather than later, when it has already happened
It is surprising how how quickly tables have turned in opinions of Wickham have changed as "All Meryton seemed striving to blacken the man, who, but three months before, had been almost…