Pride and Prejudice Quotes Showing Imagery


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Why are most descriptions in Pride and Prejudice abstract?

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1. What place is described in detail in Pride in Prejudice instead of simply relying on conversation to describe it?

2. Which of the following quotes is used to describe Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet examines instances of imagery within Pride and Prejudice. You'll be assessed on the nature of descriptions within the novel and key character quotations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo looks at the following aspects of Pride and Prejudice:

  • Why most descriptions in Pride and Prejudice are abstract
  • What place is described in detail within Pride and Prejudice in place of a conversational description
  • How Pemberley is described in the novel
  • Who is described 'by his his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien' in the book
  • Which characters converse about Jane being 'the only handsome girl in the room'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the abstract quality of descriptions in Pride and Prejudice
  • Making connections - use understanding of the characters in Pride and Prejudice to match them up with corresponding quotations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify how Pemberley is described in the novel

Additional Learning

To further explore this aspect of the novel, you can review the accompanying lesson titled Pride and Prejudice Quotes Showing Imagery. This lesson touches on the following objectives:

  • Know how Mr. Bingley is described in the novel
  • Familiarize yourself with how Mr. Darcy's affection for Elizabeth is expressed through quotes in the book
  • Understand the significance of Pemberley to Elizabeth