Pride and Prejudice Volume One, Chapters 2-3 Summary and Analysis

Jane Austen

Volume One, Chapters 2-3 Summary and Analysis

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Elizabeth (Lizzy) Bennet: the second daughter. She is intelligent, pretty, and independent

Jane Bennet: the eldest daughter. She is kind and beautiful, but too good-hearted

Catherine (Kitty) Bennet: next to the youngest daughter. She’s “boy crazy” and frivolous

Mary Bennet: the inarticulate third daughter, accomplished in provincial arts

Lydia Bennet: the youngest daughter. She is giddy, but is Mrs. Bennet’s favorite

Charlotte Lucas: Elizabeth’s best friend. She is sensible and intelligent but very plain-looking

Sir William and Lady Lucas: the neighbors of the Bennets and Charlotte’s parents


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