Bennet got what she wanted when Mr. Bingley asks Jane to dance this excited Mrs. Bennet greatly since her main goal at this point in her life is to marry off her daughters to wealthy men. 3. “If a woman conceals her affection with the same skill from the object of it, she may lose the opportunity of fixing him… Bingley likes your sister undoubtedly, but he may never more than like her, if she does not help him on” (23) Foreshadowing, this statement is a little foreshadow into Mr. Bingley and Jane’s relationship and what it may or may not be depending on Jane’s actions moving forward. 4. “You’ve mistaken me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends” (7) Personification, Mrs. Bennet refers to Mr. Bennets feeling as her friends. This shows that Mrs. Bennet cares about how her husband feel and takes those feelings into consideration. She takes a feeling (nonliving) and says they are her friends. (Living) 5. “I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love” (45 ) Simile, Elizabeth is saying that the pleasure of poetry could easily be compared to food. Food can be used to show your affection for someone as can poetry.
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