Family in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

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What is not a reason many young wealthy people in England in 1813 married?

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1. In the novel Pride and Prejudice, what does Lydia Bennet do that brings shame to her family?

2. In the novel Pride and Prejudice, Lizzie's relationship with which family member is the closest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Family structure plays a pivotal role in Pride and Prejudice. Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of the role of family and social structure in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Historical setting and time of publication
  • Relationships between important characters
  • How people and their relatives are judged by society

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the opinions of characters in the novel and interpret how they influence others
  • Making connections - use information about marriage and wealth to understand concepts about family and society in general
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts from the novel to examine information about history in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about how family is portrayed in literature, review the accompanying lesson on Family in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains how social ranking is influenced positively and negatively
  • Discusses interpersonal family relationships
  • Examines important issues of the period
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