Comparison and Contrast of the Characters of Rue from the Hunger Games and Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice

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Rue and Elizabeth People meet in many different ways, some of them are similar, and some are different. In “the Hunger Games” by Susan Collins, Rue is a twelve year old girl who is sent to fight for her life. She is weak, but she is smart. She is from the district eleven which is the district of agricultural workers and cultivators. In the other hand Elizabeth Bennet, from “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin, is from the era of Napoleonic wars, and was living in family of seven, with her four sisters and her parents. Although Elizabeth Benet and Rue had completely different lifestyle, they both cared about people around them. Elizabeth has a unique lifestyle of a woman of 1700s. In that time women didn’t have that much rights. If a woman told a man that they love him they were considered as whores, and their life would be completely destroyed. Elizabeth was in love with Mr. Darcy but she couldn’t tell him about her feelings. Being enclosed by the rules of society Elizabeth was considered as a normal Girl from a Normal family, who didn’t have to do hard work to survive, and do labor to feed her family. Elizabeth’s father was not too wealthy but he had recourses to keep his family fed. Elizabeth is a proud girl of her own. In Chapter 6 Mr. Darcy tells Elizabeth “A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.” People in this era were getting married really fast. Woman who didn’t marry until the age of 25 were girls who lost their chance of getting marriage, and were considered old, so man didn’t pay attention to them. People didn’t have any other choice if they told somebody that they love them they had to merry them. It was hard time for woman. Rue lived difficult life and had a problem of food in their family. Rue was a little girl who was chosen at the ripping to fight for her life. During the Games she

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