So for the sake of his daughters and their future, husbands have to be found and his wife will do anything to make that happen. With the arrival of a wealthy bachelor in the region, Mr. For those new to this classic, the Bennet family is in a sticky situation. Mr. Bennet has only had daughters and based on the laws of that time if he were to die his estate would go to a male cousin, not to his wife and children. Edited to add: some thoughts specific to the Patricia Meyer Spacks annotated edition I received as a gift for Christmas 2010: Its quite remarkably handsome, and sturdy, and useful for whacking spiders if you are that sort of person.
Bingley, it is there that the story begins. Yes, even after all of these years and adaptations I still hesitate to spoil the rest of story here. So on this anniversary, I have one suggestion for readers.
This wasn't the only time Twain complained about Miss Austen. Here is another gem: It seems a great pity that they allowed her to die a natural death. Now, I dont normally disagree with Mr. Hes in the second class, theyre in the fourth. Clearly people put a lot of time and effort into codifying and arguing about societal structure, status and behavior, and I think that would be a fascinating thing to read.