MARRIAGE: MARRIAGE AS THE „BUSINESS“ OF MRS. BENNET'S LIFE AT THE END OF CHAPTER ONE. EFFECT OF THE „BUSINESS“ OF MARRIAGE ON FEMALE RELATIONSHIPS IN „PRIDE AND PREJUDICES“

STRIKA, Mersima (2014) MARRIAGE: MARRIAGE AS THE „BUSINESS“ OF MRS. BENNET'S LIFE AT THE END OF CHAPTER ONE. EFFECT OF THE „BUSINESS“ OF MARRIAGE ON FEMALE RELATIONSHIPS IN „PRIDE AND PREJUDICES“. In: Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, May, Sarajevo.

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Abstract

One of the main themes in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is business of marriage. During and 19th century women were not financially independent and had no right to own property. Therefore the only choice left for them was to settle with a man of prosperity and substantial means of income. Over all plot of the novel deals with women’s their own or their mother’s attempt to is to find a man of means and to devise a possible way for a meeting between this husband candidate and woman herself. The women were in situation where they didn’t have much choice and where marriage was highly required as a sense of business. In this study, the business of marriages and female relationships as a result of those business marriages will be examined. Competence and jealousy among women as a result of business marriage is clearly seen in Pride and Prejudice and this study is focused on these themes as well, and it will be analyzed from different perspectives in this study. Keywords: Pride and Prejudice, Business marriage, Competence, Property, Jealousy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: J-FLTAL
Depositing User: Mrs. Emina Mekic
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2016 20:47
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2016 20:47
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/3495

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