Miscellany: George and Georgiana: Symmetries and Antitheses in Pride and Prejudice

Burns, Margie
June 2007
Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal;2007, Issue 29, p227
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism is presented that analyzes the characters of George Wickham and Georgiana Darcy in the novel "Pride and Prejudice," by Jane Austen. It describes how Austen develops the character of George and his importance to the novel's development. It describes the similarities between the characters, Georgiana Darcy and Lydia Bennet. It explains that the balanced antitheses and symmetrical parallels in the novel are neoclassicism, not accident.


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