Pride and Prejudice was written by Jane Austen, she was born in 1775 and died in 1817.
Austen published: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma in her life time and Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published within a year of her death. Pride and Prejudice is a book about four marriages. Along with the four marriages, by the end of the book the readers see how the characters develop.
Mr. Bennet and Mrs. Bennet are married and have five daughters: Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Catherine (Kitty), and Lydia. Mr. Bennet is a respectable, sensible, intelligent man, who takes refuge in his books and seems to want nothing more than to be bothered as little as possible by his family. Even when Elizabeth warns him about letting Lydia go to Brighton because of the moral danger of the situation. Mr. Bennet hides in his books because he made the the mistake of marring Mrs. Bennet a foolish and perky woman. Her main purpose throughout the book is to marry off all five of her daughters. Mrs. Bennet lacks concern to teach moral values to her daughters, she is perfectly happy with Lydia and Wickham’s marriage.
By the end of the book Jane Bennet and Charles Bingley get married. Jane Bennet universally well-liked and is the oldest of the Bennet sisters. Jane is considered beautiful, good-tempered, sweet, amiable, humble, selfless, and rejecting to judge anyone negatively. Her tendency to give people the benefit of the doubt leads her to be hurt by insincere friends such as Caroline Bingley. “This is from Caroline Bingley; what it contains, has surprised me a good deal. The whole party have left Netherfield by this time, and are on their way to town; and without any intention of coming back again. You shall hear what she says. (114)” Charles Bingley tends to be similar to Jane, he is good-natured and a respectable toned person. He is not overly concerned with class differences. Bingley’s love throughout the book does not change. Although he does not change much through the book, the only thing that changes is the advice from Darcy which led him proposing to Jane at the end of the...