Character Analysis Of Elizabeth Bennet

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Pride and Prejudice is an amazing book about love and social life in the 1800s. Many characters are introduced throughout the novel, but the character that stands out the most is Elizabeth Bennet. Elizabeth is the main character of Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth not only stands out in the book because she is the main character, but also because she is one of the few characters who is not a static character. Elizabeth’s character transforms overtime from the beginning of the book all the way to the end. Austen, the author of the book, wrote Elizabeth the way she did for very important reasons, which also helped the story a tremendous amount.
Starting from the beginning of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth starts off as a sweet innocent girl looking for the right guy to marry. A few important things to note at the beginning of the novel are that Elizabeth has a great sense of humor and she is also very clever. Her good sense of humor can be seen a lot throughout the book as the author even explained in chapter III, “She had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.” (pg 7) Even though these are good characteristics, Elizabeth is known for being stubborn, judgemental, and outspoken. She reveals early on that she is outspoken, “’I would wish not to be hasty in censuring any one; but I always speak what I think.’” (pg 9).
Of all of Elizabeth’s weaknesses, her judgemental character is her most conflicting characteristic. Elizabeth is first seen being
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