Jane Eyre or Pride and Prejudice?

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Re: Jane Eyre or Pride and Prejudice?

Post by lalita33 » 05 Jun 2018, 20:49

I guess Jane Eyre would be the one. Somehow i admire her courage to start evrytime from a scratch and hold it till the end. She has those high values which makes her an ideal match for Mr. Rochester. Their fateful yet fruitful story makes me fall in love with both of them.

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Post by daniya__shah3 » 13 Jun 2018, 07:20

Jane Eyre because her character arc seems more defined than that of Elizabeth Bennett who seems to accept the institution of patriarchy towards the end, defying the purpose of her female agency.
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Post by KatSims92 » 23 Jun 2018, 14:03

This is really hard, but I may have to go with Jane Eyre. It depends on what tone you're in the mood for, because Jane Eyre is far more gothic and spooky, whereas P & P is a lighter, social romance.

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Post by Jeyasivananth » 26 Jun 2018, 13:58

I feel Pride and Prejudice is far better than Jane Eyre. To me, the plot of Jane Eyre seems contrived. Besides, I enjoy Jane Austen's little ironies and soft humour more. Not to mention the love story of Elizabeth and Darcy!

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Post by Laceyadams » 18 Aug 2018, 11:47

Read both but I must say I prefer Jane eyre. Seeing as I read it in secondary school, I was from a poor background, went to boarding school so I could relate. It made my heart beat faster.

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Post by swlly » 19 Aug 2018, 16:48

Jane Eyre is good but P&P all the way!

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 22 Aug 2018, 18:25

I like Pride & Prejudice; I love how relatable the book is, how it shows a realistic view of family & of course the famous Mr. Darcy which makes it so well known & a classic love story!

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Post by Cher432 » 26 Aug 2018, 10:57

Jane Eyre will always win for me as I was deeply touched by the enduring love of the main characters.

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Post by Facennagoss » 30 Aug 2018, 15:37

ASB_1 wrote:
29 Apr 2018, 01:35
I’ve been a die-hard fan of Pride and Prejudice since my childhood (I read it when I was twelve :P ) But last week I was literally shocked when during a discussion, a friend of mine said “Jane Eyre beats Pride and Prejudice”.
So, I would like to know your opinion. Which story is more appealing to you?
As for me, it is always Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy :wink:
I’m afraid I’m with your friend here - it’s Jane Eyre all the way!

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