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Literature Review "Pride And Prejudice"


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Literature Review "Pride And Prejudice"

  1. 1. Pride and Prejudice
  2. 2. Outline About The Author About The Book Characters Synopsis Review
  3. 3. Portrait of Jane Austen
  4. 4. JANE AUSTEN (1775 - 1817) 'Humorists Of The Eighteenth Century ' Born: December 16, 1775, Died: July 18, 1817 Notable works include: Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride & Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), and Emma (1816) Books published posthumously: Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Incomplete works: Sandition
  5. 5. About The Book Author(s) Jane Austen Country United Kingdom Language English Genre(s) Novel of manners, Satire Publisher T. Egerton, Whitehall Publication date 28 January 1813 Media type Print (Hardback, 3 volumes) OCLC Number 38659585 Preceded by Sense and Sensibility Followed by Mansfield Park
  6. 6. Characters •Mr Darcy •William Collins •Elizabeth Bennet •Caroline Bingley •Mr Bennet •Charles Bingley •Mrs Bennet •Lady Catherine de Bourgh •Jane Bennet •George Wickham •Mary Bennet •Aunt and Uncle Gardiner •Catherine Bennet •Georgiana Darcy •Lydia Bennet •Charlotte Lucas
  7. 7. Synopsis The story is about Elizabeth Bennet, one of Mr and Mrs Bennet five daughters. Mr and Mrs Bennet have no sons, and that conduces his wife and daughters will be left without any inheritance, money or even a house if Mr Bennet dies, because the inheritance has to be given to his cousin, Mr. Collins. So it becomes important to Mrs. Bennet that at least one of her daughters will marry a man who can protect their wealth. Then one day, Mrs. Bennet is quite interested when there's a news about rich people who move into Netherfield, nearby their area. For the sake of her daughters, Mrs. Bennet immediately urged her husband to meet with the newly arrived neighbor, Mr. Bingley. Some of the Bingley family members will attend the ball. Mr.Bingley has a cousin, Fitzwilliam Darcy, but for Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy appearance is so annoying.
  8. 8. Continued... Elizabeth never thought his life should always collides with Mr. Darcy. Although Mr. Darcy is the target of many women because of his wealth, Elizabeth is not interested in him at all. His pride and arrogance make her sick. Elizabeth suspect the possibility of Mr. ​ Darcy has a big role in a thwarted love affair between her sister and Mr. Bingley. She thinks that Mr. Darcy isn't more than most of the the noblemen who despise people under their social status. But then a letter came. For the first time, Elizabeth sees the different side of Mr. Darcy that she never would have thought so far. And before she managed to accept the situation, Elizabeth knew, the man who she has always avoided is the one who secretly been in love with. The book was adapted into TV series in 1980 & 1995, and also movie in 2005.
  9. 9. The Novel Places • Hertfordshire – village of Longbourn, Meryton, Netherfield Park • Derbyshire – Pemberley
  10. 10. The Review In Pride and Prejudice, I was able to see the beauty of literary masterpiece by Jane Austen. I read this book quickly and aggressively thinking what this useless novel’s. I seriously hate novels. There’s not much to the storyline at all. Rather, it’s the addiction to discover the inner workings of the minds of the characters. As a reader, I couldn’t wait to see Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy find a way to one another… What would Mr. Darcy do to convince her that he was the type of man that she could and would love? Would the heart of this strong-willed woman melt in the arms of this wealthy, super handsome man? Would HE finally be deserving of her love?
  11. 11. Continued.. I never never thought that I would ever be the type of person who would like Novel that too Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. I just finished reading it and I already want to read it again. This book is a MUST READ for anybody who claims they are a “reader” or lover of books. It’s not that the book or the story are spectacular, but in a way it’s like you learn things about yourself in reading this story. Which character am I like? I am therefore rating Pride & Prejudice 10 out 0f 10
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