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Thus to charlotte marriage is an economic transaction

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never was, I ask only a comfortable home”. Thus, to Charlotte, marriage is an economic transaction undertaken in self-interest. We know that, in the novel, Lydia, as Mr. Bennet’s third daughter, was spoilt by her mother, so she was very conceited and arrogant, and behave frivolously. Wickham, he has no other advantage except for his attractive physical appearance. In his opinion, love is just recreation. Due to he was trouble with a large debt, he entices Lydia and gets her love easily. When their love does not get the permission from the parents, they elope. When Elizabeth hears the news, she believes that their love does not have a happy ending. Indeed, Wickham would not marry Lydia, because she was no charming and has nothing to attract him. He does not love her but the wealth of her family. In Jane Austen’s mind, mutual attraction is the most important thing of a marriage. One who betrays his or her heart will never own true love. True love is much more cherishing than money and social position. This is what Austen puts a great deal of emphasis on. The heroine in the fiction, Elizabeth, is a loyal follower of her own affection. She encourages Jane to pursue true love with Bingley, and has disagreement of Caroline’s overflowing flattery of Darcy for the purpose of only marring a gentleman whose fortune and position are a great appeal to herself, regardless of the affection. In face of Mr. Collins’s proposal, Elizabeth refuses him without hesitation, since she knows that, the gentleman does not
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