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Pride and Prejudice Teaching Unit

Pride and Prejudice Teaching Unit

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  • Write a character sketch of Wickham. Do you think he is an immoral character? Why?
  • What evidence is there that Elizabeth dislikes Darcy because of his pride? What happens that changes her opinion of him?
  • In what ways is Mrs. Bennet responsible for Lydia’s elopement?
  • Why does Mr. Collins believe Elizabeth will eventually accept his marriage proposal? Why does Darcy also assume the same thing when he proposes to Elizabeth?
  • Do you think Mr. Bennet is a good father and husband? Why does Elizabeth disapprove of her father’s behavior toward his wife?
  • List the reasons Charlotte marries Mr. Collins. Why does she believe she will be happy with him?
  • Which characters in the story can be considered “comical” characters? What do they add to the story?
  • What qualities does Darcy believe are necessary for a woman to be truly accomplished? Does Elizabeth measure up to his standards?
  • In what sense can Elizabeth be called an idealist?
  • What are Darcy’s responsibilities to his tenants and his sister?
  • If Darcy had not interfered in Bingley’s relationship with Jane, do you think Elizabeth would have accepted his first marriage proposal? Would she have been as easily fooled by Wickham?

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A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.

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