The Settings of Pride and Prejudice


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What setting does Jane Austen spend the most time describing in Pride and Prejudice?

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1. Why is the location of Longbourn important to Mr. Collins' proposal to Elizabeth in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice?

2. How does Netherfield Park play a role in the Darcy/Elizabeth relationship in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Several estates figure prominently in Pride and Prejudice. This worksheet and quiz combination will ask you what Longbourne has to do with Mr. Collins and his proposal to Elizabeth and which location Austen describes in the greatest detail.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz focuses on the following:

  • Estate with rooms described as 'lofty and handsome'
  • What happens at Rosings Park
  • Netherfield Park's connection to Darcy and Elizabeth

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Pride and Prejudice to explain the importance of the Longbourne estate to Mr. Collins' proposal
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the events at Netherfield Park that concern Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify the estate in which the furniture is 'neither gaudy nor uselessly fine'

Additional Learning

Study the lesson titled The Settings of Pride and Prejudice to find out more. Upon completion, you should be able to:

  • Discuss Elizabeth's response to Mr. Collins' proposal
  • Explain what happens to Jane during her visit to Netherfield
  • Describe Elizabeth's reaction to Rosings Park