The lie slowly tears Othello apart and causes him to ruin his marriage. Yet, Desdemona stays true to her love for Othello through this hardship. In Othello by Shakespeare, Desdemona is characterized as the ideal woman, but she sacrifices her perfect reputation for her love for Othello. At the beginning of Othello, Desdemona risks her image to marry Othello without her father’s permission; she is driven by her endless love for Othello. When Desdemona marries Othello, she neglects to ask for her father’s permission for the courtship and wedding.
However, after seeing the house and the humble furnishings, Elizabeth learns that Mr. Darcy, like Pemberley, has multiple layers and all are not obvious at first. Character Development Elizabeth Bennett Elizabeth is a central character who begins the novel being extremely prejudiced against those above her. Elizabeth begins as a woman seeking marriage but wanting love and ends the novel with both the love and an amazing husband. Elizabeth is motivated by her own desire of love. She wants to be happy, and and requires love to enter marriage.
Edith Wharton stated once that at some stage in a story there will be that turning point or “illuminating incident” that would be a window that opens to convey the whole message and show the deeper meaning of the work. Basing this on Pride and Prejudice, the most significant, shifting point would be when Elizabeth realizes that her first impression has done her wrong, and that she’s the one being prejudicial, not Mr. Darcy. Jane Austen follows the development of Elizabeth’s and Darcy’s relationship in how they both change in order to overcome their own vanities and be able to love each other. Elizabeth’s visit to Pemberley, accompanied by her aunt and uncle, causes her to reconsider her thoughts about Mr. Darcy and shows how naïve and inconsiderate she was. After knowing the truth, Elizabeth’s reaction help build up the main themes of Pride and Prejudice which is to learn before making any judgments.
Up until the point of Darcy’s unexpected proposal to Elizabeth, her relationship with Darcy remains static and unchanging. Elizabeth immediately judged Darcy as rude and cocky. However, after the proposal and the letter he gives her telling her of his situation with Wickham, she begins to realize that Darcy is genuine and truly loves her. The relationship between Darcy and Elizabeth changes in a positive way. Both the reader and Elizabeth see over time that Darcy cares for Elizabeth and the best interest of the Bennett family.
She is a practical and idealistic character who cares to have a balance of love and financial security present in a relationship. The responsibility of ensuring a future for the rest of her family after her father passes away is a weight leaning on Jane’s shoulders. Also, Miss Bennet presents a positive attitude towards Charlotte’s marriage to Mr. Collins. This implies that she can sympathize with Miss Lucas’s decision that is based merely on security; “Jane confessed herself a little surprised at the match but she said less of her astonishment than of her earnest desire for their happiness” (Austen 124). On the other hand, Jane finds herself attracted to the courteous Charles Bingley shortly after their first encounter.
She is motivated by her want to help Jane succeed in her relationship with Bingley and her want of happiness in a marriage. Conflicts come across with Darcy, Wickham and Collins. Elizabeth misjudged Darcy and Wickham which causes a hatred towards Darcy originally. Elizabeth considers herself a good judge of character however she comes across change when Darcy proposes to her and then sends her a letter about the truths of what he did. The letter from Darcy resolves her conflicts of her prejudices against him.
The strong effects of love makes Helena a bit foolish and blind in the ways she reacts to it. In scene one of act one, the readers learn that Helena still loves Demetrius even though he loves her friend, Hermia, now. When Helena is first introduced, she demonstrates her jealousy and insecurities by asking Hermia for some of her beauty to win Demetrius back. Hermia and Lysander inform her that they are running away, and that Helena will be able to have Demetrius since he will never see Hermia again. Once Hermia and Lysander leave, Helena gives her soliloquy which reflects the mood of anger and jealousy; she also talks about how she’s going to tell Demetrius the two lover’s plans, so that Demetrius will love her again.
Moreover, Darcy realized the matter of her family, which is the lack of propriety shown by her mother and her three younger sisters, so he did not want his friend and Miss Jane getting married. “Prejudice was also a matter for Darcy which explained why he disliked Elizabeth at the first meeting. However, Darcy found that he fell in love with Elizabeth, this led him to deal with his prejudice. It was not easy for him to do. In the end, he overcame his pride and gave into his feelings by marrying her in spite of her and her family 's
By reducing him to nothing but his manhood, Lady Macbeth causes her husband to feel as though he must prove himself to be a man once again. Secondly, the use of her lower status as a woman is especially relevant when she is able to lead any forthcoming suspicions away from Macbeth, because no man would ever believe a woman capable of such diabolical nature. This is especially evident when Macbeth goes off on a tangent and admits to killing the guards. Sensing that her husband is acting loquaciously, as he reveals information that could potentially lead to suspicion thrown upon them Lady Macbeth professes that her delicate female sensibilities are affected. Immediately Macduff says “Look to the lady”(II.iii.115).
Austen gives Elizabeth a bewitching personality and this causes Mr. Darcy to slowly fall in love with her. Readers can perceive this through events and interactions. One key piece in understanding the relationship that Darcy and Elizabeth are unwillingly cultivating, takes place in the library of Nethersfield. The conversation begins with Darcy stating that "it has always been in his effort to avoid weaknesses that invite ridicule" (Austen,145) in which Elizabeth then inquires if vanity and pride are amongst these weaknesses. Mr. Darcy excuses himself and states that "vanity is surely a weakness to be avoided, but that pride should be properly regulated for a proud man to have a superior mind (Austen,147).