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4. What is suggested by Mr. Collins's assurance that he came "prepared to admire" the Bennet daughters?That he will marry a Bennet. STUDENT'S COPYPride and PrejudiceSTUDY GUIDE12
Chapter 141. What does Mr. Collins's opinion of Lady Catherine de Bourgh reveal about his character and his attitude toward wealth and social status?He praises her and pretty much loves her and is forever grateful, even though he doesn’t really care about social status.2. What does Mr. Collins's taste in books reveal about his attitude toward female education?Mr. Collins is very old school and doesn’t believe that female education is necessary.Chapter 151. How does Mr. Collins evaluate his decision to marry one of the Bennet daughters?He wants to marry one of the Bennet daughters, so that the house can stay directly in the blood line and he is very kind with this idea, because he doesn’t have to. Also to make amends 2. Why does Mr. Collins change his mind and not askjane to marry him?He sees that she is already too in love with Bingley and would not be happy if she doesn’t love him back.3. What does Austen reveal about Mrs. Phillips when she writes that Mrs. Phillips "was quite awed by such an excess of good breeding" when she meets Mr. Collins?Austen reveals that Mrs. Phillips also doesn’t know what good breeding means.4. What is surprising about the encounter between Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham, and what might it foreshadow?They know each other and it might foreshadow beef, because they don’t speak to each other.
Chapter 161. In the developing intrigue concerning Wickham, Darcy and Elizabeth, with whom doesElizabeth immediately side? Why?She immediately sides with Wickham, because she still does not like Darcy and believes that he would hurt somone in this manner.2. What evidence does Elizabeth hear that contradicts Wickham's evaluation of Darcy?That Darcy is very generous and helps people out including his sisters which shows the nice side of Darcy.3. Why is Elizabeth certain that Miss Bingley's romantic intentions with regard to Mr. Darcy are in vain?She is certain that Miss Bingley only wants to marry a woman who is going to make her wealthier.Chapter 171. Why is jane not inclined to condemn Mr. Darcy when she hears about his past conduct toward Mr. Wickham from Elizabeth?Jane is the nice daughter in the family and she believes that people can change.2. Why does Elizabeth begin to suspect that Mr. Collins has chosen her as his future wife?Mr. Collins says that he wants the first two dances and he is also very nice to her.14STUDY GUIDE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---·· IPride and PrejudiceSTUDENT'S COPYChapter 181. Why is Elizabeth disappointed when she arrives at the Netherfield ball? How does her disappointment influence her attitude toward Mr. Darcy?She is disappointed because Wickham is not there. It gives her motive with Darcy.