Pride & Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is one of Jane Austen’s most loved books. And fans of the book have written their own variations with everything from modern retellings such as, “Bridget Jone’s Diary” to the supernatural, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Below are a few interpretations to get you started. Check out the character map!

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

For what to we live, but to make sport of our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love

A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman’s daughter. So far we are equal.

She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humor at present to give consequences to young ladies who are slighted by other men.

Pride & Prejudice Character Map

This is a nice depiction of who the various characters are in Pride & Prejudice and their relationship to one another.

Credit for the character map goes to:

By Jellomania at the English language Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons