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1 Pride and Prejudice Volume III, Chapter 1~8 #Group 6# Alien Tina Alice Lily Christine Terence

2 Outline Plot Summary Change of Darcy Change of Elizabeth Letter of Jane and Lydia Diverse Love Darcy and Elizabeth Wickham and Lydia Conclusion Image from:

3 Plot Summary Eliza went to Pemberley, Mr. Darcy’s home Unexpectedly she saw Mr. Darcy Mr. Darcy’s change seeing Eliza’s relatives surprised Eliza Eliza knew why Jane was stopped from Mr.Bingley—Darcy’s persuasion Lydia’s leaving with Wickham Eliza left Mr. Darcy again Eliza left Mr. Darcy again

4 Change of Darcy Behavior in Meryton ball At Sir William Lucas ’ s The Proposal Full of Pride Long Letter Encounter at Pemberley Image from:

5 At Meryton Ball Chapter III of Volume I, P7, Line 5.>> Darcy declined being introduced to any other lady, and spent the rest of the evening in walking about the room, speaking occasionally to one of his own party. He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world, and everybody hoped that he would never come there again. At Sir William Lucas ’ s Before this ball, he had found the beauty of Eliza(Chapter VI of Volume I, P16). At this ball, he started to change his attitude towards Eliza by humbling himself to be close to her(page 17).

6 The Proposal Chapter XI of Volume II>> He expressed his love for her had overcome his sense that a marriage to her would be a degrading because of her inferior family(p145). He spoke of apprehension and anxiety, but his countenance expressed real security(p145). “ I have no wish of denying that I did every thing in my power to separate my friend from your sister, or that I rejoice in my success. ” (p147) – proud~ “ Could you expect me to rejoice in the inferiority of your connections? To congratulate myself on the hope of relations, whose condition in life is so decidedly beneath my own? ” (p148)

7 Long Letter Chapter XII of Volume II>> Darcy was frank to Elizabeth. He admitted his faults 1. Early in Chapter XI of Volume I, p43, at Netherfield when Jane ’ s sick. 2. In the letter(p151): If you have not been mistaken here, I must have been in an error. He trusted her and also was frank to her 1. I must now mention a circumstance which I would wish to forget myself, and which no obligation less than the present should induce me to unfold to any human being(p154) … about the elopement of his sister. >> That Darcy ’ s family was not that perfect either.

8 Encounter at Pemberley Chapter I of Volume III>> He advanced towards the party, and spoke to Elizabeth of perfect civility.(p190) He even enquired after her family(p191), and asked her if she would do him the honour of introducing him to her friends.(p193) He had conversation with Mr. Gardiner and invited him, with great civility, to fish here … (p193) “ Will you allow me, or do I ask too much, to introduce my sister to your acquaintance during your stay at Lambton? ” (p194) Whenever she did catch a glimpse, she saw an expression of general complaisance.

9 Volume III, Chapter 1~8 Changes of Elizabeth

10 Contents I. Elizabeth ’ s attitude before Darcy ’ s letter II. The long letter III. Elizabeth ’ s attitude after Darcy ’ s letter IV. Elizabeth ’ s changes

11 I. Elizabeth ’ s Attitude Before Darcy ’ s Letter The 1st ball  ” She is tolerable. ”  Never dance with him (p. 13) The 1st ball  ” She is tolerable. ”  Never dance with him (p. 13) Her first refusal (p. 38) Her first refusal (p. 38) Debate (in Netherfield) (p. 42) Debate (in Netherfield) (p. 42) She believes in Wickham ’ s words(ch16) She believes in Wickham ’ s words(ch16) She starts the conversation (p. 69) She starts the conversation (p. 69) Darcy and Fitzwilliam ’ s visit to Rosings Darcy and Fitzwilliam ’ s visit to Rosings Darcy ’ s proposal (She tells all the things she thinks) Darcy ’ s proposal (She tells all the things she thinks)

12 II. The Long Letter The long letter from Darcy: a) explain why he tears Jane and Bingley; b) explain things about Wickham The long letter from Darcy: a) explain why he tears Jane and Bingley; b) explain things about Wickham

13 III. Elizabeth ’ s Attitude After Darcy ’ s Letter She believes what he said She believes what he said She regrets(p159) She regrets(p159) She ’ s amazed at Darcy ’ s change (p. 188) She ’ s amazed at Darcy ’ s change (p. 188) She can present the true feelings in front of Darcy (p. 209) She can present the true feelings in front of Darcy (p. 209) Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner also change their view to Darcy because of Darcy ’ s change (p. 200) Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner also change their view to Darcy because of Darcy ’ s change (p. 200) “ Hatred has vanished ”  gratitude (p. 201) “ Hatred has vanished ”  gratitude (p. 201)

14 IV. Elizabeth ’ s changes Elizabeth ’ s changes is because of: Elizabeth ’ s changes is because of: 1. Pemberly: humans and nature in harmony 1. Pemberly: humans and nature in harmony 2. Encounter with Darcy 2. Encounter with Darcy 3. Her self-reflections & changes of feelings 3. Her self-reflections & changes of feelings

15 Jane ’ s Letters V.S Lydia ’ s Letter Jane ’ s Letter Jane ’ s Letter –Jane and Bennet family ’ s reaction of Lydia ’ s elopement, Elizabeth ’ s reaction Lydia ’ s Letter Lydia ’ s Letter –Lydia ’ s characteristics and attitudes

16 Jane’s Letter Speak tone: nervous, anxious, worried Speak tone: nervous, anxious, worried Jane’s reaction Jane’s reaction 1. Worried about Lydia(p.206) 2. She is willing to give Lydia’s elopement benediction(p.206) 3. Hoped Elizabeth would back to Lambton Bennet family’s reaction toward Lydia’s elopement.(p.206) Bennet family’s reaction toward Lydia’s elopement.(p.206) 1.Mr. Bennet’s journey to London 2.Mrs. Bennet’s illness 3.Kitty’s blame on herself: did not tell her family the close relationship between Lydia and Wickham

17 Elizabeth ’ s Reaction Elizabeth ’ s Reaction a. Felt Surprised at first, but immediately took it as a reasonable event(p.211) b. Felt guilty (p.210) — did not debunk Wickham ’ s bad characteristics c. The effects on Elizabeth and Darcy ’ s relationship –Elizabeth: firm admission of her affection toward Darcy(p.210) –Darcy: sinking love on Elizabeth d. Response to Jane ’ s letter – decision of back to Lambton with Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner(p.212)

18 Lydia ’ s Letter Speak tone : happy, proud and exciting Speak tone : happy, proud and exciting → revelation of her characteristics--- self- centered, regradless of other ’ s feeling, dissolute → revelation of her characteristics--- self- centered, regradless of other ’ s feeling, dissolute Lydia ’ s attitudes toward her elopement: Lydia ’ s attitudes toward her elopement: 1. positive: strongly believes that Wickham will married her and her family will blessed her(p.221) 2. Does not feel ashamed, but feels proud of it

19 Diverse Love The Contrast & Development of Couples — Elizabeth & Darcy Lydia & Wickham

20 Elizabeth & Darcy: Progress Development (Review) Volume 1 Relation: estranged. Darcy has affection of Eliza, but she has no idea. reasons: Darcy — aware of the difference of class, background and family. Elizabeth — the snub and attitude of Darcy forms prejudice. Being defensive and kind of impolite.

21 Elizabeth & Darcy: Progress Development (Review) Volume 2 Relation: gets worse Darcy ’ s proposal: → First time, Eliza exactly knows his affection. → Darcy’s direct speech and Eliza’s prejudice and evaluation hurt each other. → Darcy’s vanity is unacceptable for Eliza. Darcy’s letter: → The truth has been revealed. → Eliza regrets her unjust accusations of Darcy, but doesn ’ t regret of turning down the proposal.

22 Elizabeth & Darcy: Progress Development Volume 3 (ch1-ch8)---at Pemberly Relation: Eliza ’ s views of Darcy is changed and she loves Darcy, too. However, the reject of proposal and Lydia ’ s scandal make their relation come to a standstill. The housekeeper ’ s praise and Darcy ’ s change surprise Eliza. Lydia ’ s disgrace — Eliza revealed her weakness and trusted Darcy. Also, Eliza is aware that she indeed loves Darcy and the scandal could be the obstacle between them. (Eliza: ” and never had she so honestly felt that she could have loved him, as now, when all love must be vain. ” Mrs. Gardiner: “ And are they upon such terms as for her to disclose the real truth! Oh, that I knew how it was! ‘” )

23 Elizabeth & Darcy: Progress Development Volume 3--happy ending Relation: gets married Promotion: --Darcy ’ s great assistance of covering Lydia ’ s elopement. --Lady Catherine ’ s accidentally help.

24 Sinking Love of Lydia & Wickham Characters: 1. Lydia: vain, wild, senseless 2. Wickham: materialism, pretentious Concept of Love: 1. Lydia ’ s 2. Wickham ’ s Wickham ’ s Past Love: 1. Ms. Georgiana 2. Ms. King

25 Conclusion ‧ Comparison of two couples — Eliza and Darcy/Lydia and Wickham: E&D: Improving and slowly, well-understanding. True and mature love. L&W: Sinking and reasonless, purposeful. Blind love.

26 Resources

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