Social Class Gab In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Romadhoni, Febry Nur (2017) Social Class Gab In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Undergraduate thesis, Untag 1945 Surabaya.

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This study is about an analysis of Social Class Gap in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The thesis aims to analyze social class between two manjor characters, Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. Qualitative research is used in this study. The problem statements are factors of causing social class gap and the struggle of Elizabeth to fight the social class gap. In the research, the analysis is conducted by using feminist theory. The writer also finds that there are some factors of causing social class gap, such as the family condition of two characters, and where the social class they are come from. The Bennet family is from middle class while the Darcy family is from upper class. The social gap appears and makes them hardly to do marriage and make Elizabeth must be struggle to get her happiness. Shortly, it comes to a finding that at that time English society is based on money, property and social status. The society is driven by money and marriage. Education and professions are not open to women and they are only left with the choice to marry in order to secure their future. In that time marriage is seen as a social contract, have mostly nothing to do with love and only a way to survive

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: social class, gap, marriage
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Program Studi Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Didik Ahmad
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2021 04:04
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2021 04:04

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