Imagery in Pride and Prejudice


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In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen primarily uses imagery to _____.

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1. In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the imagery of fire is used to suggest _____.

2. In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, what kind of imagery is used to evoke desire in the Bennett women?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet consists of questions concerning the use of imagery in Pride and Prejudice. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the kinds of imagery present in the novel as well as its significance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet is composed of questions involving the following facets of Pride and Prejudice:

  • Jane Austen's primary goal in using imagery
  • What the imagery of fire suggests
  • Imagery used to evoke desire
  • The development of Mr. Collins' character
  • The imagery used to portray Lady Charlotte Lucas' character

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key details from the lesson on the purposes of imagery in Pride and Prejudice
  • Making connections - use your understanding to match characters with the imagery involved with developing them
  • Information recall - access the understanding you've gained regarding Jane Austen's idea behind her use of imagery in the novel

Additional Learning

To study this element of the novel in greater depth, you can check out the accompanying lesson titled Imagery in Pride and Prejudice. This lesson delves into the following objectives:

  • Define rhetorical device
  • Understand the function of imagery in literature
  • Explore five examples of imagery in Pride and Prejudice and their significance