Connecting Text Between Prejudice and Little Women

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The relationship between the two texts Pride and Prejudice and Little Women connect in numerous ways. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice connects with Gillian Armstrong's film Little Women by both of the main characters seeking desire, the use of marriage as a theme within both story lines and the varying motifs evident including each texts sisters, parents and families overall. The characters from Little Women and Pride and Prejudice seek desire on a personal level, there is a distinct connection between both texts. A character from Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth, desires true love, where Jo in Little Women seeks the love provided from a friendship. Elizabeth sets her mind on wanting the 'true love fairy tale' not just obeying her parents demands. Even though forming good marriage brings the family wealth, a respectable name and fame, she looks beyond that to true love. Whereas Jo featuring in Little Women explores the controversial "Can men and women be just friends?" She seeks the love that is shared between a couple wanting friendship rather than a relationship on potential future proposal. Throughout both texts, Little Women and Pride and Prejudice, Jo and Elizabeth are not afraid to speak their mind, resulting in strong desire to receive what they want. Each character desiring a form of love. One central theme that connects both texts is the inevitable 'marriage'. Marriage plays a major role within the texts, being the aim of each child's future. In Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth's mother Mrs Bennet demands her daughters to marry a wealthy man to inherit the money to not only support themselves but also the rest of the family. This motion is imposed from the very beginning of Pride and Prejudice as the first line reads "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."As for the text
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