Pride and Prejudice Satire Quotes


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What is the primary function of satire?

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1. In Pride and Prejudice, what about love is Austen satirizing?

2. In Pride and Prejudice, what is Austen saying about a woman's position in society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of the use of satire in the novel Pride and Prejudice. Questions will focus on the characters' interactions and how Jane Austen used satire to comment on the state of affairs in Regency England.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll review your knowledge of:

  • What satire is used for
  • What Jane Austen is satirizing about love
  • The three components of satire

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how the interaction between Elizabeth and Lady Catherine satirizes class
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as satire
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three components of satire

Additional Learning

If you would like a deeper understanding of satire in this work, review the lesson titled Pride and Prejudice Satire Quotes. It will help you with concepts like:

  • The setting of this famous novel
  • Examples of satire in characters' interactions
  • How Austen uses Mr. Collins to satirize women's place in society