SparkNotes: Pride and Prejudice: Themes

Sure, Pride and Prejudice is full of and long sentences. But it's about real people living lives just (okay, almost) like yours—because Jane Austen just about invented English-language novels.

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There are many characters in the novel who display one or both of these - pride and prejudice. As you'll see, the two often go together.


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Discussion of themes and motifs in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
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Well, yeah. And they have been for at least two hundred years. Pride and Prejudice matters because, unlike a lot (okay, most) of novels published around the turn of the nineteenth century, it's about everyday people doing everyday things in everyday places. Like being humiliated by their parents, or having a hard time telling their crush how they feel, or finding themselves attracted to someone who's kind of embarrassing. Sound familiar?