Pride and Prejudice

August 28, 2019
Jane Austen
Joel Overbeck
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Tonight, we’ll be reading the opening to the 1813, romantic novel of manners, "Pride and Prejudice", written by Jane Austen. The novel follows Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist, who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and eventually comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. Filled with comedy, its humor lies in its honest depiction of manners, education, marriage and money during the Regency era in Great Britain.