Pride And Prejudice

Pride And Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, centers around a woman who struggles to come to grips with how her own pride prejudiced her. When Charles Bingley, a rich single man, moves to the neighborhood, residents are thrilled. Especially thrilled is Mrs. Bennet, who hopes to marry one of her five daughters to him. When the Bennet daughters meet him at a local ball, they are impressed by his outgoing personality and friendly disposition. They are less impressed, however, by Bingley?s friend Fitzwilliam Darcy, a landowning aristocrat who is too proud to speak to any of the locals.

Bingley and the eldest Bennet daughter, Jane, soon form an attachment. Any serious relationship between the two is opposed by Bingley?s sisters who do not approve of Jane as a wife for Bingley. Darcy also opposes the relationship and believes that Jane is indifferent to Bingley. Meanwhile, Darcy finds himself attracted to Elizabeth despite his objections to her family. As Darcy grows more interested in Elizabeth, Elizabeth continues to despise him and is instead attracted to George Wickham, a handsome and personable militia officer. Wickham lies to Elizabeth and the locals to gain their

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