Pride and Prejudice Questions and Answers
by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice book cover
Start Your Free Trial

How can Kitty's character be described in Pride and Prejudice?  

Expert Answers info

M.P. Ossa, M.A. eNotes educator | Certified Educator

briefcaseCollege Lecturer, ESL/TEFL Instructor

bookM.A. from Chapman University


calendarEducator since 2008

write5,713 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and Business

Kitty Bennet is the fourth of the five Bennet sisters in the novel Pride and Prejudice. She is seventeen years old, and two years older than the youngest Bennet, Lydia.  It is interesting that Kitty is older than Lydia and yet Lydia seems to control Kitty almost entirely.  One of the ways in which Lydia leads over Kitty is in her interest in boys, particularly men in uniform. Lydia is by far the most loose of all the sisters. She is also the most aggressive in terms of man hunting, and the “silliest” as Mr. Bennet would agree...

(The entire section contains 292 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial