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Contrasting Attitudes Toward Marriage in Pride and Prejudice :

  title={Contrasting Attitudes Toward Marriage in Pride and Prejudice :},
  author={E. Bennet},
Through a liberal feminist perspective, this essay investigates the unconventional marital views of the fictional character Elizabeth Bennet. These are analyzed and compared to the traditional marital opinions of the novel's social environment. Moreover, the historical context is important in understanding the marital views in Pride and Prejudice, because the novel was written at a time when the views toward marriage changed significantly. This paper argues that Elizabeth's behavior, expressed… Expand


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