Pride and Prejudice critical quotes

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Historicist Butler
Austen was partisan and conservative. Her heroines willingly adopt traditional subservient female roles.
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Feminist - negative
The purveyor of feeble female acquiescence to the patriarchy
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Feminist - positive
The subversive force for the good, mocking men and paying proper attention to the female world she describes
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Feminist Kirkham
Austen implicitly espoused her feminist views in her beliefs that women share the same moral nature and are as wholly responsible for their moral conduct as men [are]
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Contemporary approach
Values are no longer seen as 'universal', but it now regarded as a construction of a particular culture
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Austen
The work is rather too light and bright and sparking- it wants shade
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Newton
The end of Pride and Prejudice witnesses a decline in Elizabeth /marriage requires resignation/ [one] initiates a new life with the flickering suspicion that the best is over
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Morrison
Austen's manner is exploratory and ironic, rather than didactic and exhoratory
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Todd
His emotions are as close to sexual infatuation as Austen can reasonably come within the conventions of her day
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The purveyor of feeble female acquiescence to the patriarchy

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Feminist - negative

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The subversive force for the good, mocking men and paying proper attention to the female world she describes

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Austen implicitly espoused her feminist views in her beliefs that women share the same moral nature and are as wholly responsible for their moral conduct as men [are]

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Values are no longer seen as 'universal', but it now regarded as a construction of a particular culture

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