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Kayla LehmanJane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Chapters 1-8
Mr. and Mrs. BennetJane BennetElizabeth BennetMary BennetCatherine BennetLydia Bennet
Friends of the Bennets
Charlotte LucasCharles BingleyCaroline BingleyFitzwilliam DarcyWilliam Collins
George WickhamGeorgiana DarcyLady Catherine de BourghAunt and Uncle Gardiner
Main Themes in Pride and Prejudice
LoveClass systemsPrideUpbringing during the timeCharacterMorality
So it begins…
Chapter 1& 2:
The book begins with, “It
is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife
Charles Bingley moves to Netherfield Park.
Mrs. Bennet sees this as an opportunity to get one of her five daughters married.
Mr. Bennet secretly meets with Mr. Bingley
When Mr. Bennet tells his family that he met with them they are over joyed
Chapters 3 & 4:
Mrs. Bennet and the girls ask many questions about Mr. Bingley
Mr. Bingley returns the visit a few days later but does not meet any of the girls
Mr. Bingley is called away on business to London. When he returns he brings his sister Caroline and Mr. Darcy
They go to a ball in Meryton, that the Bennet’s are also at
Mr. Bingley becomes infatuated with Jane Bennet
Mr. Bingley suggest that Mr. Darcy should dance with Elizabeth and he says “
is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt
Elizabeth starts to not like Mr. Darcy
When the ball is over the Bennets go home and Mrs. Bennet tells her husband of the events of the night
Chapters 5 & 6:
The Lucas family is introduced to us. The eldest daughter being Charlotte Lucas who is a friend of Elizabeth.
The two families discuss the night before
The Bingley sister visit the Bennets and try to make friends with Jane and Elizabeth
Bingley becomes more interested in Jane, and Elizabeth realizes that Jane is starting to love Mr. Bingley, but she is hiding it.
Mr. Darcy starts to become interested in Elizabeth.
Chapter 7 & 8:
Mr. Bennet’s property is entailed. This means that when he dies his money and estate will go to Mr. Collins
The two youngest Bennet children start to visit their aunt in the town of Meryton.
The soldiers are currently stationed in Meryton
One night over dinner Jane is invited to spend a day at Netherfield park with Mr. Bingley
Mrs. Bennet sends Jane by horse and Jane ends up sick and has to stay the night at Netherfield park.
Elizabeth walks to Netherfield park and is looked down on by Caroline Bingley for walking in the mud
Elizabeth stays the night at Netherfield park
The Bingley sisters make fun of the Bennets, Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy defend them
Once Elizabeth comes back into to the room the conversation changes
They talk about Pemberly (Mr. Darcy’s home) and accomplished women
How many children are in the Bennet family?
Who does Mr. Bingley Take an interest in?
What does Mr. Darcy say when Mr. Bingley tells him to dance with Elizabeth?
“She is the most beautiful girl here”
“I cannot imagine she will say yes”
“She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me”
Who lives next door to the Bennets and is friends with Elizabeth?
What is the first line in the book?
“Once upon a time there was a family named the Bennets”
“As the sunset over the horizon, the Bennet house was not settling down.”
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”