When Was Pride and Prejudice Written?


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Which king went mad and was deemed unfit to rule England?

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1. When was Pride and Prejudice first published?

2. Why was marriage so important to upper-class British women during the Regency?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet examines the interaction between Pride and Prejudice and the time period in which it was written, allowing you to see how well you're able to connect the two.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you'll find questions involving:

  • Which king went mad and couldn't rule
  • When Pride and Prejudice was published
  • The importance of marriage to upper-class British women during the Regency
  • How Jane Austen's connection to the militia can be seen in Pride and Prejudice
  • Reception of Austen's writing during the Regency

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important information from the lesson on how Jane Austen's ties with the wars with France are reflected in the novel
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when Pride and Prejudice was published versus when it was written
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Austen's work was received

Additional Learning

To learn more about Jane Austen's famous work, you can review the accompanying lesson, When Was Pride and Prejudice Written?. You'll find the following objectives within this lesson:

  • Describe a novel of manners
  • Know the timelines of the Georgian and Regency periods
  • Explore the ways Austen both reflected and challenged the times she wrote in