Pride and Prejuidice Essay

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Pride and Prejuidice

Gretchen Boling
Mrs. Wood
A.P. Language & Composition
12 April 2000

The tone of many novels is set within the first few lines or pages; the reader can also
tell the author's style through diction detail, and syntax. Jane Austin's Pride and
Prejudice is a novel such as this- Austin's opening sentence sets the tome for the rest of
the book preparing the reader for her satirical treatment of regency manners and morals,
the novel will become, learns her style of the novel, and it also sets up foreshadowing
for the novel.

"It is true universally acknowledge, that a single man in possession of a good fortune,
must be in want of a wife," is the first sentence of the novel, it sets the tone and
explains to the reader the plot of the story. She tells how she wants her daughters
married-no matter the circumstances. The sentence tells about the social standings, to
marry a man with high social status when the women are lower/middle class, the girl's
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