Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. Bantam Books, New York, 1813-1981. Pride and prejudice is romantic novel and was written during a time of war in Britain where Austen grew up. This book is very interesting and it might rise a lot of question in it’s readers mind. This book is also the book I’m doing my research on and though it has little comparison to history but it reflects a lot of values. The book talks mostly about mmarriage and reflects social issues. This novel shows us that love can overwhelm us and love is also one of the most powerful human emotions.
Bloom, Harold, ed. “Background to Pride and Prejudice. Bloom’s Literary Reference online. 2004. web. september 10, 2009. This newarticle gives an insight of Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice to include other work she did. It talks about the tone set in her work and how she worked to get her book published. This newarticle not only talks about the publishing history of this book but it also discuss the success of the book. Fields, Suzanne. “Losing it at the movies with Jane Austen. ” Insight on the News. 25 March 1996,48 (1) Academic OneFile. Gale.
MORENet, Columbia College of Missouri. september 102009 This newarticle talks about morality and mmarriage in Pride and Prejudice money was one f the most connected themes and so was mmarriage. When this novel was written women did not work and so it was not unusual for a woman to be married to a man of fortune. However, this newarticle talks about the moral values that the character Elizabeth had and her love for the other character Mr. Darcy was not solely based on his richness but on love. Nicholas-Casebolt Ann, Josefina Figueira-McDonough, and F. Ellen Netting. Change Strategies For Integrating Women’s Knowledge Into Social Work Curricula. ” Journal of Social Work Education 36. 1, 2000. Academic OneFile. Gale. MORENet, Columbia College. September 11,2009. In this newarticle a change to gender-integration is argued. The newarticle is about incorporating women in social work. The newarticle also gives views on why gender should be iincluded in schools curriculum. This is important because Just like in Pride and Prejudice individuals still have the concept that women should not work or that women should only do house chores.
This is still a major factor in todays world as women are seen as the weaker class. Imbarrato, Susan Clair, and Carol Serkin. “War of 1812. ” Encyclopedia of American Literature, Revlsea EOItlon: settlement to tne New RepuDllc, 1815, volume 1 2008. Bloom’s Literary Reference Online . Web. September 1 1, 2009. Austen’s writing took place during the 18th century, at that time Great Britain and France was at war and so was the United States, Pride and Prejudice took place on this background and this articles tells us exactly what was happening in the world during that century. Halliday, E.
M “Narrative Perspective in Pride and Prejudice. ” Nineteenth-Century Fiction. volume 13, Number 7, Mar. 1959, p 356-358. JSTOR. columbia college of Missouri. September 1 1, 2009. This articles gives an analyses of the book enabling readers to have a better understanding of the book. The characters are developed and have moral fiber. It gives a good range of techniques and consistency tthroughout the story. Austen uses her abilities to show economics on mmarriage, because it was hard to find a good man of wealth in 1813, women were pitted against each other as foes and competition.
This is very helpful to my paper because it also help me to better understand the concept of Austen’s writing. Chandler, Alice. “A Pair of Eyes, Jane Austen’s Treatment of Sex,” Studies in the Novel 7, Number 1, Spring 1975, 94-95. Quoted as “Sexual Attraction” in Harold Bloom. Bloom’s Literary Reference Online. Web. September 1 1, 2009. This analysis describes the sexual themes in Pride and Prejudice . There are images of the actors which place sexuality and passion on the story.
It is obvious that the men falls for the women sexuality and it is important for the women to be submissive to the men. Cultural beliefs is a key role, this is a powerful story as it depicts gender, intimacy and the sense of equality would come from pleasures and self discovery. These traits are still present today in men and women. Drew, Philip. A Significant Incident in “Pride and Prejudice” Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Volume 13, Number 4, March 1959, p 356-358. JSTOR. Columbia College of This newarticle tells us how people in higher class are viewed as being perfect even when they have faults, Mr.
Darcy is seen as the man without flaw. In the beginning of the story Mr. Darcy was very arrogant but as the story continues this is contradicted as Mr. Darcy became welcoming to the Bennet’s family. At the End of the story he is seen to be the perfect husband by Elizabeth even though he pretended to reject her at first. D. J. Dooley claims that it is this ” inflamed” that blinds Elizabeth to Darcy’s interest. This leads to the conclusion that love is blind and we sometimes do things because of love, money or power