Pride and Prejudice Volume Two, Chapters 9-12 Summary and Analysis

Jane Austen

Volume Two, Chapters 9-12 Summary and Analysis

Darcy arrives at the door and finds only Elizabeth at home. They talk briefly. Charlotte suggests later to Elizabeth that he is in love with her. Elizabeth does not accept this as probable, and Charlotte sees it her way.

Elizabeth then meets Darcy more than once on walks through the estate's grounds.

Fitzwilliam admires Elizabeth, but because he is the younger son who will not inherit an estate, the match is improbable. In conversation, he lets slip that Darcy saved a friend from an inconvenient match. This news makes Elizabeth angry because she supposes the woman in question to be Jane. She stays away from the evening activities at Rosings, out of spite.


(The entire section is 584 words.)