Category Archives: Austen, Jane–Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Journal Question #3

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When Charlotte Lucas says, “I’m twenty-seven years old, I’ve no money and no prospects. I’m already a burden to my parents and I’m frightened. So don’t you dare judge me Lizzie. Don’t you dare!” she is becoming a more dynamic character than she had been before. Explain what was static about this character (Charlotte) before this point in the novel and what elements of her character change in this scene, making her character dynamic at this point. End your comment with your own opinion. Is this a good change for Charlotte or a bad one? Justify your opinion with a brief explanation.

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Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Journal Question #2

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Quote a passage from the novel, showing that Jane does not admire Mr. Darcy–in fact, she can’t stand him! Then predict what this foreshadows. Will she try to bash him publicly? Will she end up working for him as his servant? Will she murder him? What do her less-than-admirable statements about him foreshadow? Give it your best guess.

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Journal Question #1:

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Describe the point of view used by Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice. Does she use first person personal? Third person omniscient? Offer a quote that proves your theory about which point of view is used and discuss it. Then explain how the story would be different, if told from a different point of view.