Pride and Prejudice

“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”

Genre: Romance Fiction

Author: Jane Austen

Year of Publish: 1813

“Who made you fall in love with literature? Was it Charlotte Bronte, Thomas Hardy or Jane Austen?”- Christian Grey. I guess I made my choice ages ago when I first picked Pride and Prejudice. Even the name in itself made me curious about the wonders that it was going to unfold for me. This book has been with me for ages now and each time I decide to reach for it again, the story somehow seems to be different from the last time. As a kid, I simply tagged it as a love story where love found its way to bring closer two opposite people and entangle their lives together in a way that they were bound to be together. I didn’t grasp that the basic narration was something way beyond the mere tag of fantasy that I placed on it.

Years later I had the chance to re-encounter the old friend but this time as a movie adaption of the book with the beautiful Keira Knightley in it and as a teen undoubtedly it was the movie that reminded me of love but oddly made me aware of the social backdrop in which the narration was set.  The strength in the character of Elizabeth Bennet was so astounding. The portrayal of different layers of characteristics of women made me realize that I have probably encountered such traits and ways of thinking in women around me. That depiction was not just simply the art of fiction but a page taken out from the daily lives of the women in our society. The realism this time that hit me was different. Also, I noticed that Elizabeth was strong but flawed at the same time. She did have her pride and prejudice against Darcy till the end and the fact that only when she was able to see past it all was the moment she realized that she is madly and completely in love with him. Just the fact that the protagonist of the novel is strong but vulnerable, smart yet so flawed.  Unlike the lead characters that we are used to seeing in the movies, the perfect human being, this imperfection felt like a breath of fresh air.

Fast forward to the present me, re-reading the novel after the last encounter and I just realized that yet again a character seemed strangely different. This time it was the character narration of Darcy, who seemed as the arrogant but shy prince charming by me all along. The knight and shining armor saving the day in the end and made the strong-headed Elizabeth fall in love with him through his persistence. Honestly, the character sketch that I just presented is flawed in way more ways than the character actually in itself. He was more of an awkward nerd really than a strong prince charming and it was funny just how uncomfortable he could be in just about any situation (something I guess I strongly relate to). But most importantly he was privileged and obnoxious, two words that he probably never had heard of, being the desirable bachelor he was. Elizabeth made him realize that this privilege comes with responsibility and the selfless nature of true love. Darcy made the efforts to move past the toxic masculinity that our society till date preaches and used his privilege to tackle a difficult situation not becomes he wanted to impress a woman rather he felt responsible for the situation in the first place. He knew he could have avoided the situation from becoming that bad and felt responsible. To think he saw past the privilege and the prejudices that came with it is what made Elizabeth change her mind. She never fell in love with the Darcy she initially met but with Darcy that by the end of the story was altogether a different person and that is some amazing character development right there my friend.

The simple love story to a child was way more complex to the adult but then that is love isn’t it. This novel became the perfect example for many things for me but most importantly it taught me the lesson- that as we grow our perception toward things and situations changes and that is okay. That’s what growing is all about- change.

93 thoughts on “Pride and Prejudice

  1. Sakshi Aggarwal

    I have not yet read this novel… But after this review, I look forward to read it.
    Loved it !!!

    1. admin Post author

      Hey Sakshi!! Highly suggest that you do and let me know if it made you fall in love with reading. And also, do let me know if there is any other book that you might want me to review for you.

  2. Donald

    Interesting blog! Is your theme custom made or did
    you download it from somewhere? A theme like yours with
    a few simple tweeks would really make my blog jump out.
    Please let me know where you got your design. Thanks a lot

  3. Gennie

    I think this is among the most significant information for
    me. And i am glad reading your article. But want to remark on some general things, The web site style is great, the articles is really nice : D.
    Good job, cheers

  4. D-Fine8 Review

    Hello, Neat post. There’s a problem together with your web
    site in internet explorer, may check this… IE nonetheless
    is the market leader and a big section of other people will leave out your wonderful
    writing due to this problem.

    Also visit my blog post: D-Fine8 Review

    1. admin Post author

      Hey! Something must have gone wrong but I am glad you still wrote something for us. Thank you for that. And we are glad you enjoyed the write-up.

  5. judi togel online

    When I initially left a comment I appear to
    have clicked on the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I recieve
    four emails with the same comment. There has to be an easy method you
    can remove me from that service? Kudos!

  6. judi togel online

    I don’t even know the way I ended up right here, but I thought this publish
    was once good. I don’t realize who you’re but definitely you are going
    to a well-known blogger if you are not already. Cheers!

    1. admin Post author

      Hey! Thank you. I have been blogging for approximately 5 months or so now. I am glad to hear it looks fun and easy to you. Please don’t forget to like and subscribe to our blog.

  7. KetoBHB Plus Review

    Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Thanks, However I am experiencing difficulties with your RSS.
    I don’t understand why I cannot join it. Is there anybody having
    the same RSS problems? Anyone who knows the solution can you kindly respond?

    Feel free to surf to my web page KetoBHB Plus Review

    1. admin Post author

      Hey! Thank you. I am not sure why are you facing difficulties. Just go to the home page and subscribe to the blog to get the latest updates.

  8. Green Earth CBD Gummies Price

    Thank you so much for giving everyone remarkably marvellous possiblity to read articles and blog posts from
    here. It’s always very pleasing and also full of a good time for me personally and
    my office peers to visit your web site at the very least 3 times per week to study the newest issues you
    have got. And definitely, I’m also actually satisfied with your brilliant tricks you give.
    Certain 1 areas on this page are ultimately the most effective we’ve ever had.

    Stop by my web page :: Green Earth CBD Gummies Price

  9. Greener Earth CBD Gummies

    Excellent post. Keep posting such kind of info on your site.

    Im really impressed by your site.[X-N-E-W-L-I-N-S-P-I-N-X]Hi there, You have done an excellent job.
    I’ll definitely digg it and in my view recommend to my
    friends. I’m confident they’ll be benefited from this site.

    Feel free to surf to my web site Greener Earth CBD Gummies

  10. Maurice

    Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely
    well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post.

    I will definitely return.

    Also visit my website: Maurice


    I?m amazed, I must say. Rarely do I come across a blog that?s both
    educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you have hit the nail on the head.
    The issue is something that not enough people are speaking intelligently about.
    Now i’m very happy I came across this in my hunt for something regarding

    Feel free to visit my website …


    I drop a comment whenever I appreciate a article on a site or
    I have something to contribute to the discussion. It is a
    result of the sincerness displayed in the post I looked at.
    And after this post Pride and Prejudice – The Introvert's
    Editorial. I was moved enough to drop a thought 🙂 I do have
    2 questions for you if it’s okay. Could it be
    only me or does it seem like a few of the comments come across as if they are written by brain dead people?
    😛 And, if you are writing on other online social sites, I’d like to follow anything fresh you have to
    post. Could you make a list every one of your community sites like your twitter feed, Facebook page or linkedin profile?

    my blog post:


    obviously like your web site but you have to check the spelling on quite a few of your posts.
    Several of them are rife with spelling problems and I find it very bothersome
    to inform the truth on the other hand I will definitely come again again.

    Here is my blog post ::

  14. CoolCube

    I think other web site proprietors should take this site as an model, very clean and wonderful user genial style and
    design, let alone the content. You are an expert in this topic!

    My web-site … CoolCube


    Hey there just wanted to give you a brief heads up
    and let you know a few of the pictures aren’t loading properly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same results.

    Feel free to visit my blog post

  16. Keto Smooth

    We still can’t quite believe I could possibly be one
    of those studying the important points found on your site.
    My family and I are sincerely thankful for your generosity and for presenting me the advantage to pursue
    this chosen profession path. Many thanks for the important information I
    acquired from your web page.

    Visit my site … Keto Smooth

  17. Slim Tactics Keto Pills

    A lot of thanks for your own hard work on this website.
    My niece takes pleasure in carrying out investigations and
    it’s simple to grasp why. All of us notice all regarding the compelling mode you present both useful and interesting secrets on this website and in addition attract participation from people about this concern and our favorite princess is always discovering a whole lot.
    Take advantage of the rest of the year. You’re the one
    doing a pretty cool job.[X-N-E-W-L-I-N-S-P-I-N-X]I am extremely
    impressed with your writing abilities as smartly as with the format in your blog.

    Is that this a paid subject or did you customize
    it your self? Either way stay up the nice quality writing,
    it is rare to peer a great weblog like this one today.

    Here is my page :: Slim Tactics Keto Pills


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *