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Women suffer as a result of being misjudged by men in both my core text, Pride and Prejudice and secondary text, The Yellow Wallpaper.

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?Women suffer as a result of being misjudged by men.? Explore this with reference to your second text. In your response, you should focus on Pride and Prejudice to establish your argument and you should refer to the second to support and develop your line of argument. Women suffer as a result of being misjudged by men in both my core text, Pride and Prejudice and secondary text, The Yellow Wallpaper. In Pride and Prejudice, an example of a woman who suffers as a result of being misjudged by her husband is Mrs Bennet. ...read more.

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This connotes sarcasm which Mr Bennet uses to mock Mrs Bennet. Mr Bennet also teases Mrs Bennet a little later on in the novel where Mrs Bennet says: ?I am sick of Mr Bingley,? Mr Bingley replies: ?I am sorry to hear that; but why did not you tell me so before? If I had known as much this morning I certainly would not have called on him. It is very unlucky; but as I have actually paid the visit, we cannot escape the acquaintance now.? Again, Mr Bingley has used an opportunity to make fun of Mrs Bennet. ...read more.

Conclusion

In the first social gathering in Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth too suffers as a result of being misjudged by a man. Mr Darcy misjudges Elizabeth by saying: ?She is tolerable; but not handsome enough to tempt me; and I am in no humour at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.? This misjudgement of Mr Darcy upsets Elizabeth deeply and throughout most of the novel, she dislikes Mr Darcy. Due to Austin?s omniscient narration, we as the reader can see the effect that Mr Darcy?s words have on Elizabeth but Darcy does not notice this until he falls in love with Elizabeth. Anil Albay ? 12NM ...read more.

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