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The Pride of the college

  • The Pride of the college

    Summary: English as Mrs. Bennet with her shrieks in excitement had audience in splits. Physics, as Elizabeth Bennet did creditably well while Soniya, III B.A. No doubt, Mr and Mrs Bennet wanted their daughters to get married to a wealthy gentleman and that was why whenever a wealthy person visits their neighbourhood Mrs. Bennet gets excited and persuades her husband to make a visit. The novel talks about the necessity of marrying for love (Mr. Binghley and Jane and Darcy and Elizabeth) and for monetary reasons (Charlotte Lucas and William Collins). Austen’s depiction of manners, education, marriage and money all reflected the sense and sensibility of the Georgian society.

    Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice during the transition period, which was marked by civilian unrest with the beginning of industrialization in England where one third of the population lived on the verge of starvation, spurring food riots across the countryside. Frequent wars also brought financial instability and monetary volatility to the country. It was only during the Regency period arts and science flourished because of the King’s patronage , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,Austen’s depiction of manners, education, marriage and money all reflected the sense and sensibility of the Georgian society. Lady Doak College students did not miss to portray the essence of the novel, which tracks the emotional development of Elizabeth Bennet, the central character who understands the difference between the superficial charm of Wickham and essential pragmatism of Darcy. The novel talks about the necessity of marrying for love (Mr. Binghley and Jane and Darcy and Elizabeth) and for monetary reasons (Charlotte Lucas and William Collins). That was the period when women were dependent on men as they had no legal rights over property.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/theatre/the-pride-of-the-college/article19676712.ece


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