Day 4

Pride and Prejudice Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Upon the return of Elizabeth, Jane, and Maria, Lydia states that she and Kitty "mean to treat you all." However, she adds, "but you must lend us the money, for we have just spent ours at the shop out there." What does this tell the reader about Lydia?

    Students may note that Lydia is, on the one hand, generous of spirit and, on the other hand, impractical. They may also note that Lydia either does not think about or does not care about the position this puts the others in, in having to pay for the lavish lunch she has ordered. She is thoughtless and careless, though good spirited.

  2. 2

    How do the contents of Darcy's letter concerning Wickham cause...

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