Pride and Prejudice Volume Two, Chapters 4-8 Summary and Analysis

Jane Austen

Volume Two, Chapters 4-8 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Maria Lucas: Charlotte’s younger sister

Colonel Fitzwilliam: a handsome, well-bred cousin of Darcy who becomes infatuated with Elizabeth

Mrs. Jenkinson: the tutoress of Miss de Bourgh

Summary
Mrs. Gardiner and Elizabeth discuss marriage, Wickham, and money. When they stop for a night in London, Elizabeth is happy that Jane looks better and is enjoying her change of scenery.

Elizabeth, Charlotte’s father, and her sister, Maria, visit the parsonage for a fortnight, as they had planned earlier.

At the parsonage, Mr. Collins effusively praises his patroness, and tries to show Elizabeth what she missed by her...

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