Quotes From Pride&Prejudice
“We are all fools in love”
…“What are men compared to rocks and mountains?”…
“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love”
“Your Mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins and I will never see you again if you do.”
“It Is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of good fortune must be in want of a good wife”
“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”
… “Angry people are not always wise.” …
“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”
“Such a change in a man of so much pride, excited not only astonishment but gratitude
– for to love, ardent love, it must be attributed…” -Elizabeth
“I have faults enough, but they are not, I hope, of understanding. My temper I dare not vouch for. It is, I believe, too little yielding— certainly too little for the convenience of the world. I cannot forget the follies and vices of other so soon as I ought, nor their offenses against myself. My feelings are not puffed about with every attempt to move them. My temper would perhaps be called resentful. My good opinion once lost, is lost forever.” -Mr.Darcy
“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”
Pride Vs. Prejudice
Elizabeth won’t admit to her family not suitably being “proper” in certain situations
Mr. Darcy has high standards for Mr. Bingley (after all he is extremely wealthy and comes from extreme wealth), leading to Darcy’s motive for breaking up Bingley’s relationship with Jane Bennet.
Mr. Darcy is the cause for Mr. Bingley & Jane’s break-up due to biased opinions on relationships
Elizabeth is prejudiced towards Mr. Darcy due to assumptions based on outside sources. This leads to her predetermined opinion on Mr. Darcy as a whole.
This is an analysis of all of the marriages in the text. It helps explain why each marriage was developed.
Pride and Prejudice Wedding Idea:
After the book thoughts
After we finished the book, we talked in class about what we thought the possible outcome for Elizabeth and Darcy would be because we are left wondering. In class we talked, and the consensus seemed to be rather negative. Personally, I believe that they continued on to be very happy because they stated that they remained very close with the Gardiner’s, who in a way set them up. If they were to not have been happily married, I do not think they would have stayed in good contact with the Gardiner’s