UNIVERSALITY Few historic references Universality of time, space and characters prototypes "Every disposition of the ground was good; and she looked on the whole scene, the river, the trees scattered on its banks, and the winding of the valley, as far as she could trace it"
CAPTIVATING AND TOUCHING Jane Austen can instigate emotional tempests in the reader’s mind just by telling a story that is apparently linear and entertaining. The message is “choose what makes you happy” “I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.”
A modern girl that has no fear of telling her opinion. She’s coherent, loyal and ironic about herself and the others. Her relationship with Darcy is based on intellectual power. Darcy has to gain the respect of Liz; there’s no ruling man that decides for both. It’s a war on equal terms FEMINIST VIEW
SATISFYING Jane Austen can read through our minds and she could put in words exactly the essence of life. “A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” “Till this moment I never knew myself.”