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Pride and Prejudice follows the Bennet family. The story begins with the Bennet family meeting a young, wealthy man named Mr. Bingley. The family hopes that he will marry one of the five daughters in the family. The girls meet him, and he immediately is fond of Jane, the oldest daughter. They also meet Mr. Darcy, Mr. Bingley’s friend. Although he is also young, wealthy, and handsome, none of the daughters like him because he is too proud. The family believes Mr. Bingley will ask Jane to marry him, but he returns to his home and does not contact the Bennet family. The protagonist of the novel, Elizabeth Bennet, discovers that Mr. Darcy persuaded Mr. Bingley to not marry Jane because of her lower social status. Then, surprisingly, Mr. Darcy asks Elizabeth to marry him, but she declines. Lydia, one of the daughters, runs away with a soldier. The family worries that the reputation of the entire family will be ruined, and none of the daughters will be able to marry. However, someone pays the couple to get married and return home. Elizabeth discovers that Mr. Darcy is the man who paid them. She also discovers that Mr. Darcy convinced Mr. Bingley to return and ask Jane to marry him. Elizabeth realizes she is in love with Mr. Darcy and happily accepts his second marriage proposal.
The main character in the novel is Elizabeth Bennet. She can be stubborn, but she is still friendly. Although she comes from a lower class than other characters in the novel, she has good manners. She is different than the other women in the novel. She does things, such as walking instead of taking a carriage, that other girl might deem unthinkable. Another important character is Mr. Darcy. At the beginning of the novel, people dislike him because he appears to be haughty. As the story progresses, his real character is seen. He humbly helps the Bennet family with Lydia’s elopement and does what he can to make Elizabeth love him. Another...

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