A novel that is relevant at all the times is “pride and prejudice ” . This novel was written by Jane Austen in 1813.
You might have read this book at some point in your life time because this book has constantly appeared in the top lists of the famous novels. It is one of the most popular novels in English literature with 29 million copies sold The very first line in this book is very catchy line and it had has inspired many people.” It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of wife”. And, of course, a single woman in search of good fortune must equally be in want of a husband. These lines were true for all the characters in this book. Once if you read this book , you left with nothing but a new out look on life , prejudicing someone is results in great destruction and you could understand what true love means.
The story in this novel is beautifully written. This is a romantic novel. Though it is a romantic novel, the knowledge or the theme that we gained from this novel is more. The plot of the story is marrying for love, not for money or social prestige.
The author also focuses on the social problems. The plot of this novel is the development of relationship between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr.Darcy. Mr.Bennet was the owner of Longburn state. He didnot have sons to inherit his property, so the property will directly goes to his cousin William Collins. Mr.and Mr.Bennets main motive is to get married to their five adolescent daughters. He wanted atleast one of his daughters to marry well , so that one can support others if his father is no more. There came Mr.Bingley, the new tennant of Netherfield Park arrived with his two sisters and his friend, Mr. Darcy. After knowing this, Mrs.Bennet wanted one of his daughters to get married to the wealthy men. People found that two friends personalities are quiet different. Bingley is a good- tempered and kind man where as Darcy is unfriendly and unapproachable. Bingley loves Jane and loves to dance with her but Darcy on the other have who looks all the women with disdain and said that he doesn’t Elizabeth is pretty enough to dance with him. There was a misunderstanding happened between them. The excessive pride of one and the prejudice of other certainly splitted them apart. At the end, Darcy won all the readers heart.
This story also reverses the statement ‘first impression is the best’.Though this book contains an element of humor, they also deals with an issue that the author’s contemporaries would have seen as of significance. The simple plot and the dissimilar characters makes the book even more attractive.
There are few flims based on this novel pride and prejudice and won few awards. If you didn’t read the book or not interested in reading books just watch the flim based on this novel. This is the one of the bestest novels that I have read.The way she used the words to express their love towards each other is alluring.