Dialogues In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

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Thesis Statement: The use of dialogues on Jane Austen's novel “Pride and Prejudice” play an important role on the development of the story. Introduction: The work “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, is widely considered as a classic work in literary history. It has become so well known through the years due to the specific mannerism the author uses on the unravelling of the story. What could be the secret of this particular mannerism? Many would support the fact that the the sarcasm and the irony is used by the author almost perfectly , but the use of dialogues between the characters also pays a great role. Dialogues can be used by authors…show more content…
In this case, Miss Bingley’s spiteful, snobbish attitudes are readily apparent in her words, and Mr. Collins’s long-winded speeches carry with them a tone-deaf pomposity that defines his character perfectly. Dialogue can also enshroud bad character traits: Wickham, for instance, hides his rogue’s heart beneath the patter of pleasant, witty banter, and he manages to take Elizabeth in with his smooth tongue. Ultimately, though, good conversational ability and general goodness of personality seem to match perfectly. Pride and Prejudice is the story of Darcy and Elizabeth’s love, and for the reader, that love unfolds through the words they…show more content…
This can be understood by many examples stated in the book. For instance, on a dialogue of the book which is quoted: “My dear Mr. Bennet,” said his lady to him one day, “have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?” (Jane Austen,1814,p 5) it is made easily for someone to be aware that the language used is in all likelihood (presumptively) to be coming from the 18th century where the book was first written, giving us the impression of how people would have spoken to each other two hundred years ago, but also showing us the name of a location near the place where the whole action was
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