Marriage in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples


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Charlotte Lucas married which character in 'Pride and Prejudice?'

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1. Which of the Bennett sisters did Mr. Wickham elope with?

2. Mr. Bingley's estate is called...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For the female characters in Pride and Prejudice, finding a husband is of the utmost importance. The combination quiz/worksheet will assess your familiarity with the concept of marriage in the novel. The quiz will ask you to identify which character Charlotte Lucas marries and the Bennett sister with whom Mr. Wickham elopes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments quiz you on the following:

  • Name of Bingley's estate
  • Period of British history in which the story takes place
  • Definition of a dowry

Skills Practiced

The following skills are used with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about marriage in Pride and Prejudice
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a main term, such as dowry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the time period in which the novel takes place
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the marriages of characters

Additional Learning

To examine this concept further, read through the accompanying lesson, Marriage in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples. These objectives will be covered:

  • Discover a big concern when it came to marriage
  • Identify the characters who marry for love
  • Explore the other reasons women in the story marry
  • Understand the effect on a woman's reputation if she does not marry