One of the main themes in the novel, pride and prejudice, is love, while at the same time there is a lot of emphasis on the importance of girls marrying to improve their social and financial status.
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Answered by jill d #170087
Definitely, marriages rarely occurred in the upper classes because they were "love matches," although I'm sure loving marriages existed. Marriage was a contract entered into for the best interests of the "family" as a whole.