Jane Austen described life is matrimonial game. How do you agree with this statement based on Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen described life is matrimonial game. We agree with this statement based on Pride and Prejudice when we read for the very first lines “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” revel that her main business in her novel is marriage and her novels base on marriage. Young girls seeks in suit able match for themselves. Jane Austen described life is matrimonial game. How we can agree with this statement based on Pride and Prejudice it is very easy and clear cut, inside this novel, which name is Pride and Prejudice, love and marriage shows up everywhere looks like love is dominate theme .Everyone is hungry for love, young girls attend different parties to find their love. We can comfortably see them in the various balls party various homes for the sake of their possible match. We can also say that it is insecurity that these girls have in their mind they do not consider themselves so safe. Its example can be found by the marry of Charlotte Lucas. That is why she marries because she does not get security from society without marry until when she gets marry any one because she has been over age that is why she has to marry with Collins who is not capable person. We can understand that such marriages often fail. Because it is not a marriage base on love but a compromise .And this woman in searching of her true love has become failed. So, love is painful for her .In this sense we can say that Jane Austen described life is matrimonial game and we agree with this statement based on Pride and Prejudice.
Another true love and marriage always appears in this novel that is Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner they love each other their marriage has passed a long time. And they have too much mutual understanding but the lack of this understanding in Mr. Bennet and Mrs. Bennet can be seen very much at every level of the novel .Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner have contrast relationship with Mr. and Mrs. Bennet in this novel. Their couple shows that good marriage and Mr. and Mrs. Bennet couple reveals bad marriage.