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Pride and Prejudice
Right from the novel's opening, Mrs Bennet's mission is clear. What is it?
To be a good housewife
To ensure all her daughters get married
To educate her family
At the first ball at Netherfield, what are the two reasons Darcy gives for not dancing with Elizabeth?
She wasn't good-looking enough, and no one else wanted to dance with her.
He was too tired from travelling and had a headache.
She was his social inferior and it would be embarrassing for him.
What does Elizabeth learn from her parents' marriage and that of Charlotte Lucas to Mr Collins?
You must try your best in a bad situation.
It doesn't matter that much who you marry, really.
To marry someone just for their looks or money is foolish.
Give two reasons why Elizabeth rejected Darcy's first proposal.
She blamed him for Jane's unhappiness, and his proposal was worded in an insulting way.
He wasn't attractive enough and she hated his sister.
He lived too far away, and her mother didn't like him.
What do both Elizabeth and Darcy learn by the end of the novel?
That most people are liars and selfish.
People should let others get on with their lives and not interfere.
To be neither proud or prejudiced.