How do you use characters and anecdotes from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in constructing an ABC Book, particularly letters B, D, K, L, N, U, X, Y, and Z?       

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Tamara K. H. | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice gives many ideas that can be useful in constructing an Alphabet Book. Below are examples for the letters U and X-Z. Some letters have more than one example because I was able to think of more than one. But that was obviously not the case with every letter.

U is for ultimately. Elizabeth ultimately fell in love with Mr. Darcy because he proved his worth and honor.

U is for unadvisedly. Mr. Collins demonstrated impropriety by unadvisedly introducing himself to Mr. Darcy at Netherfield ball.

X is for X-chromosome. Longbourn is entailed to Mr. Collins due to a plethora of X-chromosomes in the Bennet family.

Y is for yield. Mr. Darcy was forced to yield to Wickham in paying his debts to force him to marry Lydia in order to save Elizabeth's reputation.

Y is for youthfulness. Lydia sacrificed her youthfulness and beauty by eloping with Wickham.

Z is for zany. Mr. Collins can be easily characterized as zany, "a man who is a stupid, incompetent fool" (Crossword Clue Solver, Definition-Zany).


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