Day 1

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    How involved do Mr. and Mrs. Bennet seem in the upbringing of their daughters? Do their goals/values seem similar, different, or similar in some ways and different in others?`

    Answers may vary. For students, students could argue that while Mr. and Mrs. Bennet are both, on some level, engaged in the upbringing of their daughters, Mrs. Bennet is much more invested in ensuring a secure future for them. Her solution for her daughters' security is to try her hardest to find husbands for them. Mr. Bennet, on the other hand, seems to have a general affection for his daughters, and is especially partial to Elizabeth because of her cleverness, but in general he sees his...

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