Social Distinctions In The Pride Of Prejudice By Jane Austen

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The Pride of Prejudice, by Jane Austen written in late 1700s, she satire about how human have prejudice against social distinctions such as class, appearance, and reputation. Even now people care so much about social distinctions, which Jane see threw and pointed out hundred years ago from now. Especially when people have too much pride of them self, they have prejudice on person who is not in better environment than them and look under them. Jane Austen illustrated social distinctions through relationship between Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Mr. Bennet’s pride leads him to have prejudice of her even though he loves her. In the novel, Mr. Darcy’s judgement of Elizabeth is starts off the book and they interact based on how he first thought of her. When he went to ball which happened in Longborn where Elizabeth lives, once he met Elizabeth, he starts to judge her, “[Elizabeth] is tolerable, but not hand some enough to tempt me, and I am in no humour at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other man” (Austen 8). Mr. Darcy does not even know about Elizabeth, but only by her reputation he decides not to talk to her. Jane Austen illustrated through Mr. Darcy’s character, how people judge others based on reputation. This is great satire that shows Jane’s purpose of the novel, how people in 1700s cares so much about appearance, class, and reputation. When Mr. Darcy first meets Elizabeth Bennet at the ball, he did not like her only because he thought
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