Pride and Prejudice

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"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
Tells you society's views at the time, it is = everyone believes this. Austen seems to be mocking society, must = irony.C1
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"Mr Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve and caprice."
He's diffcult to read, means well. Capricious = inconsistent. C1
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"She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper."
Description of Mrs Bennet. C1.
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" I am not afraid, for though i am the youngest i am the tallest."
Lydia on the possibilty of dancing with Bingley at the Ball. C2.
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"His fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien and the report which was in general circulation within five minutes after his entrance, of his having ten thousand a year."
Introduction to Mr Darcy. C3
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"He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world."
The opinion quickly formed of Darcy by many at the first ball. C3
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"She is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me."
Darcy's first opinion of Elizabeth - makes her prejudice against him. C3
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"All the world are good and agreeable in your eyes."
Elizabeth when talking to Jane after the first ball. C4
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"I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine."
Elizabeth on Darcy's comment. C5
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"Pride relates more to to our opinions of ourselves, vanity to what we'd have others think of us."
Mary describing the difference between pride and vanity. C5
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"But no sooner had he made it clear to himself and his friends that she hardly had a good feature in her face, than he began to find it was rendered uncommonly intelligent byThe beautiful expression of her dark eyes."
Darcy begins to find Elizabeth attractive. C6
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"He was forced to acknowledge her figure to be light and pleasing."
Darcy on Elizabeth. C6
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"I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a great woman can bestow."
Darcy talking to Caroline about Elizabeth. C6
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"A woman must have a thourough knowledge of music, singing, drawing, dancing, and the modern languages."
Darcy's definiton of an accomplished woman. C8
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"There is a mixture of servility and self-importance in his letter."
Mr Bennet's impression of Mr Collins' letter. C13
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"A mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility."
Description of Mr Collins during his visit to Longbourn. C15
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"He had all the best part of beauty, a fine countenance and a very pleasing address."
First Introducution to Wickham, he speaks well, unlike the impression firts formed of Darcy.C15
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"That would be the greatest misfortune of all! To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate!"
Elizabeth when Charlotte suggest she may find Darcy agreeable. C18
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"had her family made an agreement to expose themselves as much as they could during the evening, it would have been impossible for them to play theier parts with more spirit or finer sucess"
Elizabeth's summary of the events at the Netherfield Ball. C18
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"it was the only honourable provision for well-educated young women of small fortune"
The defintion of marriage after we learn Charlotte is engaged to Mr Collins. C22
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"Your mother must have been quite a slave to your education"
Ironic, LC's comment after E tells her they had no governess.C29
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"what all five out at once?"
LC's reaction when E tells her all her sisters are out.C29
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"it would not be very likely to promote sisterly affection or delicacy of mind"
Elizabeth standing up to LC after she exclaims at all her sisters being out. C29
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"Elizabeth suspected herself to be the first creature who'd ever dared to trifle with so much dignified impertinence."
'creature' shows inferiority. dignified = admirable, impertinence = rudness. Shows E's braveness. C29
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"the party then gathered around the fire to hear LC determine the weather they were to have on the morrow"
IRONY Example!! C29
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"If I had ever learnt I would have been a great proficient"
LC on the piano. C31
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"You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you"
Darcy's 1st Proposal. C34
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"she had been blind, partial, prejudiced, absurd."
Elizabeth's reaction after recieving Darcy's explanatory letter. C36
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"They were ignorant, idle and vain."
Elizabeth's descripition of her family after Darcy's letter. C37
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"Her father captivated by youth and beauty, and that apperance of good humour"
How Mr Bennet fell for Mrs Bennet. C42
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"He was exactly the man who, in disposition and talents, would most suit her."
Elizabeth gives in and realises Darcy is right for her. C50
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"Miss Bennet do you know who I am?"
LC. C56
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"I send no compliments to your mother...I am most seriously displeased."
LC as she leaves Longbourn. C56
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"A mixture of pride and obsequiosness"
The interpretation Mr Collins's letter gives of his character. C5
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He's diffcult to read, means well. Capricious = inconsistent. C1


"Mr Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve and caprice."

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Description of Mrs Bennet. C1.


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Lydia on the possibilty of dancing with Bingley at the Ball. C2.


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Introduction to Mr Darcy. C3


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