Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen English Text Guide

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen English Text Guide

$17.95 inc. GST

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, one of the titles on the 2022 VCE English Units 3&4 text list, tells of the relationship between the lively Elizabeth Bennet and the proud Fitzwilliam Darcy, amidst the trials and trivialities of the Bennet family. Austen shows readers the importance of overcoming bias and not judging others on first impressions.

The Neap English Text Guide to Pride and Prejudice enables students to acquire a deeper and stronger understanding of Pride and Prejudice, to develop their own critical thinking skills, and to tackle their essays and exams with greater confidence.

The Neap English Text Guide to Pride and Prejudice features:

  • a general introduction to the text
  • an easy-to-follow layout
  • background information on the author of Pride and Prejudice, such as personal history and career
  • the historical and cultural contexts in which the text was written, such as eighteenth-century English society
  • key quotes in addition to detailed chapter summaries
  • in-depth main character profiles and secondary character profiles coupled with key quotes for each character
  • key words selected to describe each character
  • analysis of the central themes in Pride and Prejudice, such as power, first impressions and courtship
  • critical reception and perspectives of the text
  • a guide to planning and writing an essay
  • two sample essays; one with essay structure explained and one complete essay
  • focus questions as well as further exam-style questions
  • marginal notes explaining key passages, ideas, terms and characters
  • a bibliography and further reading section
  • the expertise of practising VCE English teachers.
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