What Are The Obstacles In The Relationship Between Elizabeth Bennett And Mr. Darcy

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Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy faced a lot of obstacles in their relationship. Their story is a good example of how you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover and that no amount of money can buy a person’s heart. Some of the big obstacles in their relationship were their first impression of each other, Mrs. Bennett’s interest in Elizabeth marrying for money, and things getting told to Elizabeth about Mr. Darcy and promises she is asked to make.
One huge obstacle in the relationship between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy was their first impression of each other. Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy met at a ball in Meryton that she and her sister Jane were invited to by Mr. Darcy’s friend Mr. Bingley. Mr. Bingley tried to get Mr.
Darcy to give Elizabeth a chance and dance with her but his response was “She is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me”. Elizabeth automatically doesn’t like Darcy because he won’t dance with anyone who isn’t rich, and he comes across as snobby. Elizabeth then meets
Mr. Wickham who also does not like Mr. Darcy. Mr. Wickham tells Elizabeth that Mr. Darcy has treated him unfairly. After hearing stories of Mr. Darcy treating him unfairly Elizabeth begins to fall for Mr. Wickham. Along with a bad first impression of each other, another obstacle they face is Mrs. Bennett’s interest in Elizabeth marrying for money and not for love.

Mrs. Bennett wants her daughters to have the wealthiest husband they can find, which is why her daughters went to Mr. Bingley’s
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