"Pride and Prejudice" Book Review by supercalifragilistic

"Pride and Prejudice"
An analysis of Jane Austen's presentation of stereotypes of women in her novel, "Pride and Prejudice."
# 96478 | 1,220 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 10, 2007 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis)


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Description:

This paper discusses the novel "Pride and Prejudice," written by Jane Austen. The paper focuses on analyzing the social prejudice of the time, in terms of gender as well as class and status distinctions. It then discusses the concept of gender stereotypes as a part of the social norms and values of the society. The paper finally examines whether "Pride and Prejudice" reinforces or erodes sexist stereotypes of women.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. Ed. Kinsley, James. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Kubitschek, Missy Dehn. "Truths Universally Acknowledged: Stereotypes of Women in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1813)." Women in Literature : Reading Through the Lens of Gender /. Ed. Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003. 237-239. Questia. 12 Dec. 2006 <http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=102159011>.
  • Morrison, Sarah R. "Of Woman Borne: Male Experience and Feminine Truth in Jane Austen's Novels." Studies in the Novel 26.4 (1994): 337+. Questia. 12 Dec. 2006 <http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5000287328>.
  • Women in Literature : Reading Through the Lens of Gender . Ed. Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003. Questia. 12 Dec. 2006 <http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=102158737>.

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