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eng 233 midterm2 - In the two novels A Room of Ones Own by...

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Unformatted text preview: In the two novels A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Woolf and Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, both protagonists encounter constraints related to status and money. Both being females, each of these women struggle with the importance of money in her own way. MORE In the novel Pride and Prejudice , Elizabeth Bennet was brought up in a family and in a society that stressed the importance of money and status. Her mother, Mrs. Bennet, is extremely concerned about the social and economical well being of her four daughters. The Bennet family is portrayed in this novel as a middle class family, which is a far status away from the wealthy people they hope to associate with. A Room of Ones Own money is the primary element that prevents women from having a room of their own (according to the narrator). Women write novels instead of poetry because it is easier to start and stop this way. She believes that women must deal with constant interruptions because they do not have a room of their own to write. believes that women must deal with constant interruptions because they do not have a room of their own to write....
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