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by Jane Austen

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

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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...

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