Elizabeth and Darcy


Jane Austen is one of the great English novelists. She was born in 1775 in Hampshire and she was educated at home by her father. She showed an interest in the literature and writing at early age.

The main themes in the novel 'Pride and prejudice', written by Jane Austen in 1813, are: the relationship between the individual and society; the contrast between imagination and reason; love, courtship and marriage. The story ends with two happy marriage: Elizabeth and Darcy, Jane and Bingley.

Elisabeth Bennet is the protagonist of this novel. She's a very strong woman, independent, determined, cheeky and ironic. She's beautiful and intelligent, and all these qualities make to fall in love Mr. Darcy. She has a lot prejudices on Darcy and considers him arrogant, proud and liar, but then she realizes that he is an honest man and fall in love with him.

Fitzwilliam Darcy is a rich gentleman, owner of Pemberley's estate in Derbyshire. He's proud but he's an honest man and a great friend. He fall in love with Elizabeth because she's always herself, she's real.

Other characters of this novel are: Mr. and Miss. Bennet; Elizabeth's sisters: Jane, Lydia, Kitty and Mary; Charles Bingley, Caroline Bingley, Charlotte Lucas, George Wickham, William Collins, Lady Catherine,Geordiana Darcy, Miss Gardiner.

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