Ch 2: Pride and Prejudice: Setting & Themes

About This Chapter

The Pride and Prejudice: Setting & Themes chapter of this Pride and Prejudice Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study the setting and reoccurring themes explored in this novel. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts of the themes and setting from Pride and Prejudice.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the various themes and setting of Pride and Prejudice will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to understand the setting and themes of this story. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the setting and themes from Pride and Prejudice
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual and auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Watch each video in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Pride and Prejudice: Setting & Themes chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only the information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Themes in the Pride and Prejudice: Setting & Themes chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the setting and specific themes explored in Pride and Prejudice for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Setting elements presented in the text
  • Use of the setting as a symbol and characterization
  • Exploration of overarching literary themes in the novel
  • Detailed examples and explanations of key themes including love, marriage, class, family and money
  • Examination of the way Austen used 'pride' and 'prejudice' as themes in the story

10 Lessons in Chapter 2: Pride and Prejudice: Setting & Themes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Settings of Pride and Prejudice

1. The Settings of Pride and Prejudice

In this lesson, we'll learn about four of the main settings in ''Pride and Prejudice,'' and we'll go over the importance that Longbourn, Netherfield Park, Rosings, and Pemberley each play in the story.

Pride and Prejudice: Setting as Symbol

2. Pride and Prejudice: Setting as Symbol

In this lesson, we will discuss the main settings in Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice:' Netherfield Park, Rosings Park and Pemberley. Explore the role they play in the story and how they act as a symbol of the relationship between Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth.

Pride and Prejudice: Setting as Characterization

3. Pride and Prejudice: Setting as Characterization

This lesson will provide an overview of how setting in Jane Austen's ''Pride and Prejudice'' plays a significant role in how readers perceive the personality and values of the novel's characters.

Literary Themes in Pride and Prejudice

4. Literary Themes in Pride and Prejudice

In 'Pride and Prejudice,' a romantic relationship ignites between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy despite issues of class, education, and circumstance. In this lesson, we will explore the main themes of the novel.

Pride & Prejudice as Themes in Austen's Novel: Meanings & Examples

5. Pride & Prejudice as Themes in Austen's Novel: Meanings & Examples

This lesson contains a definition and analysis of the title words in Jane Austen's 1813 novel ~'Pride and Prejudice~' and how they reflect the main character's obstacles, actions, and inability to connect.

Love in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

6. Love in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

This lesson explains the themes of familial love and romantic love in ''Pride and Prejudice'' by Jane Austen. It examines two examples of familial love relationships (Elizabeth Bennet and Jane Bennet, and Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Bennet), as well as three examples of romantic love relationships (Lydia Bennet and Mr. Wickham, Jane Bennet and Mr. Bingley, and Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy).

Marriage in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

7. Marriage in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

In this lesson you will learn about the trials and tribulations of marriage in the novel, 'Pride and Prejudice'. Learn about expectations of marriage in the Regency Period, including reputation, marriage for necessity, and marriage for love.

Class in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

8. Class in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

This lesson provides an introduction to issues of class in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Social status was very important at the time of the book's publication, but the criteria and markers of that status were changing.

Family in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

9. Family in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

Jane Austen's 1813 novel ''Pride and Prejudice'' remains incredibly popular even today. Learn about one of the biggest themes of the work, family, and test yourself with a quiz in this lesson.

Money in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

10. Money in Pride and Prejudice: Explanation & Examples

In the late eighteenth century England of 'Pride and Prejudice', life was defined in specific ways by income and class. In this lesson you will learn how money, or the lack of it, affects the lives of the characters in Jane Austen's classic novel.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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