Exploring Strong Feelings in "Pride and Predjudice" by Jane Austen

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MyEnglish Summer Holiday Essay. Ms Tribe – Exploring Strong Feelings in “Pride and Prejudice” By Jane Austen. Explore the range of strong feelings the reader is presented with in “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. Jane and Darcy * A strong feeling of admiration is evident here. "...but his friend Mr Darcy soon drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien; and the report which was in general circulation within five minutes after his entrance, of his having ten thousand a year." When Mr Darcy walks into the room, he draws the attention of everybody there. He is handsome, has a noble manner and five minutes after his entering the room, a rumour had circulated, claiming that he received ten thousand pounds a year. All the women in the room admire him for this and the men respect him. * A strong feeling of resentment exists here. '"I would not be so fastidious as you are ... for a kingdom! Upon my honour, I never met with so many pleasant girls in my life, as I have this evening; and there are several of them you see uncommonly pretty." "You are dancing with the only handsome girl in the room"..."...But there is one of her sisters sitting down just behind you, who is very pretty, and I dare say, very agreeable." Upon being asked whether he would like an introduction, Mr Darcy turns, looks at Elizabeth coldly and says: '"She is tolerable; but not handsome enough to tempt me; and I am in no humour at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men. You had better return to your partner and enjoy her smiles, for you are wasting your time with me."' Whilst Mr Bingley is thinking positively, admiring all the attractive and pleasant girls in the room, Mr Darcy remains resolute that he does not want to dance. Mr Bingley asks whether he would like an introduction
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